Troops patrol Sangchu County in Gansu

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 9) – Chinese riot police marched through the tense main street of Xiahe (Tibetan: Sagnchu/Labrang) County in Gannan (Tibetan: Kanlho) Prefecture of Gansu Province at regular intervals on Feb 7 morning, while vehicles were stopped and checked at military road blocks about 200 km (120 miles) from Lanzhou, […]

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Internet bars face inspection before Tibetan New Year

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 7) – In yet another round of crackdown in Tibet, the Lhasa Culture Bureau is working with an Internet inspection team of the Lhasa police station to check all the internet bars in the city before the Tibetan New Year, which falls on Feb 25, reported China’ s […]

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Six more jailed in Karze for May-Jun’08 protests

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 7) – Six more Tibetans – four nuns and two laypeople – were sentenced at different times and trials in Jan’09 by the Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) intermediate People’s Court for up to three years in Jan ’09 for involvement in Tibetan protests last year against Chinese rule, reported […]

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Shrinking glaciers in Qinghai called worrisome

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 6) – The headwaters of Yangtze River in Qinghai Province had lost 196 sq km of glacier in the past nearly four decades in a trend of melting occurring at a “worrying speed” due to global warming, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Feb 4. “The reduction means […]

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New crackdown orders Tibetans to celebrate their New Year

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 5) – China launched a new crackdown on Feb 2 on Tibetans in Lhasa, targeting those suspected to be campaigning against celebrating Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which begins on Feb 25. China recently declared Mar 28 as “Serfs Liberation Day” for Tibet in an obvious response to […]

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Chinese cadres desecrate monk’s robe in provocative partying, monks held in ensuing clash

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 5) – Chinese cadres provoked a protest from and an inevitable clash with monks by holding in the compound of Dege Gonchen, a monastery in Dege County of Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture in Sichuan Province, a Chinese New Year party in which even women cadres wore monk’s robes […]

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Monk and nun jailed for last year’s protests, fellow protesters’ fates unknown

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 5) – A monks and a nun were sentenced to jail terms of up to four year in separate trials in Jan ’09 after being arrested for staging protests in May and June last year, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) Feb 2. It […]

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Two Pashoe monks severely beaten for protesting, one critical

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 3) – A monk of Nera Monastery in Pashoe (Chinese: Basu) County of Chamdo Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region was arrested and severely beaten as he staged a protest around midday on Jan 29, reported the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Feb 2. The monk’s name was yet to […]

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57,625 tourists visit ‘Tibet’ during Chinese New Year

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 3) – There was only a slight increase in the number of tourists visiting Tibet Autonomous Region during the Chinese Spring Festival week this year which began on Jan 25. The number of visitors was 57,625, a 2.2 percent increase over the same period last year, reported China’s […]

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Ngaba youth blinded and jailed for leading Mar’08 protest

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 2) — A Tibetan youth was so tortured for leading protests on Mar 15, 16 and 17 in Ngaba County of Sichuan Province last year that he was blinded in his left eye, besides being severely injured on his head and limbs, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human […]

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