Tibetans protest at Serthar county in Sichuan Province

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 2) – Posters calling for Tibetan independence were posted on county government buildings in Serthar county of Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture in Sichuan Province while Chinese flags were pulled down in the nearby towns of Khekor and Nyitoe on Jan 27 and 28, reported Radio Free Asia (Washington, […]

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Three monks held after protest in Pashoe County, Chamdo

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 2) – Three monks have been held by police in the evening of Jan 29 after two of them held a protest in front of the government headquarters of Pashoe (Chinese: Basu) county in Chamdo Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region, reported Oslo-based Voice of Tibet (VOT) radio service […]

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New roads open up 46 towns, 504 villages in TAR

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(TibetanReview.net, Feb 2) – The government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) spent 4.7 billion yuan last year, including 1.25 billion yuan on projects in rural areas, to build roads that provided access to 46 towns and 504 villages more, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Jan 31. It said 13 […]

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Police open fire on protesting Dege monks

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 30) – Police opened fire on a group of monks of Dege Monastery in Dege County of Karze Prefecture in Sichuan Province on Jan 27 who staged a protest, according to the exile Tibetan government’s Tibet.net Jan 28. It said though no casualties could be ascertained, because of […]

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Youth held in Kandze for shouting slogan

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 30) – Police in Sershul town of Karze (Chinese: Ganzi) County in Sichuan Province arrested on Jan 7 a man named Namhka Sonam, 27, after he shouted “Free Tibet and Long Live His Holiness the Dalai Lama”, reported the exile Tibetan government on its Tibet.net web site Jan […]

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8,424 rounded up, 81 held in Lhasa checking action

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 29) – Authorities in Tibet’s capital Lhasa rounded up 8,424 people and detained 81 of them in a week-long “three unified checking actions” campaign launched on Jan 18, reported the AFP Jan 28 and the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT, Washington, DC) Jan 27, citing the official China […]

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Chamdo protester beaten to death

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 28) – Pema Tsepak, one of the three Tibetans who staged a protest march to the Dzogang county police headquarters in Chamdo Prefecture of Tibet Autonomous Region on Jan 20 died in hospital on Jan 23 as a result of beating by police. The 24-year-old youth died in […]

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5,766 rounded up in Lhasa under winter ‘strike hard’ move

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 26) – The authorities in Lhasa had rounded up and interrogated 5,766 Tibetans in the first three days of its latest 42-day winter “strike hard” campaign begun on Jan 18, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) Jan 23, citing the official Lhasa Evening News […]

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TAR building more houses for different groups for harmonious society

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 26) – The Chinese government in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is to spend 3 billion yuan over the next 3 years to build more affordable houses for “different groups” of people to promote harmonious development of society, reported China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn Jan 24. It […]

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Three held for holding protest march in Chamdo

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(TibetanReview.net, Jan 23) – Three Tibetan youths were attacked by police with severe beatings and whisked away as they staged a protest march on Jan 20 in Dzogang (Chinese: Zhuogang) County of Chamdo (Chinese: Changdu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. A woman was also held for suspected link with one of […]

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