Tibetan ‘Buddhist circles’ ordered to be patriotic ahead of uprising anniversary

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 18) – Ahead of the first anniversary of the Mar 14 Tibetan protests in Lhasa, Losang Gyaltsen, head of the Tibet Regional Committee of the United Front Work Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) called on the Buddhist circles in the region to firmly safeguard national […]

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New wildlife zoo to be set up in Nagchu

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 18) – A Tibet Wildlife Zoo will be set up at Nemco Hill around Cona Lake in Amdo County of Nagqu (Tibetan: Nagchu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, to promote tourism and develop the local economy, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency’s Tibet web site Feb 17, citing sources […]

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Monk held in Lithang for staging lone protest

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 17) – Police in the politically sensitive county of Lithang in Kardze Prefecture of Sichuan Province arrested on Feb 15, 38-year-old monk Lobsang Lhundup of the local Nekhor Monastery while staging a protest in the county, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) Feb 16, […]

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15 protesting Tibetans severely beaten and arrested in Lithang

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 17) – Police in Lithang County of Karze Prefecture, Sichuan Province, severely beat up 15 protesting Tibetans before taking them into custody on Feb 16, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) Feb 16. It said the morning peaceful protest, held at the Lithang main […]

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Taxis go on strike in Rebkong County

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 17) – More than 100 taxi drivers went on strike in Tongren (Tibetan: Rebkong) county of Huangnan (Tibetan: Malho) Prefecture in Qinghai province on Feb 15, a day after China’s Ministry of Public Security announced a three-month national crackdown on unlicensed taxis, reported the official Xinhua news agency […]

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Evasive answers greet journalists at Drepung and Jokhang

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 16) – The Chinese government revels in reciting statistics, especially when it comes to talking about economic growth and other accomplishments. But when it came to talking about the number of monks at Drepung Monastery in Lhasa, once the world’s largest with up to 10,000 resident monks, its […]

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China reasserts Tibet claim with yet another nationwide documentary screening

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 16) – In its never-ending quest to “prove” that Tibet has been an inalienable part of it since ancient times, China began screening a documentary on the occupied region’s alleged past and claimed present on Feb 15 in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Tibet (Autonomous Region), Qinghai, Gansu […]

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China denies invading Tibet, vows to improve ethnic autonomy

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 15) – China refuted comments by Lithuanian councillors who expressed support for the Dalai Lama’s claim that “China invaded Tibet” and stressed that Tibet was never an independent country, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 12. “Tibet has never been an independent country, which is an unchangeable […]

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Nyingtri to see surge of Chinese migrants?

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 15) – The Nyingchi (Tibetan: Nyingtri) Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region is set to receive an influx of Chinese entrepreneurs and, with it, Chinese migrants this year, according to China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Feb 14. The report said the prefecture will define 2009 as “the year […]

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China tightens Tibet clampdown ahead of Uprising anniversary

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 13) – Faced with the prospect of a Tibetan boycott of celebrations marking the arrival of their Earth-Ox year 2136 on Feb 25 to be followed by possible unrest on the 50th anniversary of their national uprising day on Mar 10, thereby delivering an ignominious blow to its […]

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