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Up to 10,000 held in Inner Mongolia in China’s language crackdown

October 26, 2020 10:22 pm0 comments
Up to 10,000 held in Inner Mongolia in China’s language crackdown

(TibetanReview.net, Oct26’20) – For resisting the phasing out of the use of the Mongolian language in schools under an intensified Sinicization move, Chinese authorities have detained at least 8,000 ethnic Mongolians from throughout Inner Mongolia. “An estimated 8,000–10,000 [ethnic] Mongolians have been placed under some form of police custody since […]

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New US Senate resolution bill condemns China on Dalai Lama, other Tibet issues

October 23, 2020 9:19 pm0 comments
New US Senate resolution bill condemns China on Dalai Lama, other Tibet issues

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’20) – A draft resolution has been introduced in the US Senate, “condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s use of forced labor and other coercive measures to destroy religious freedom in Tibet.” It was introduced by Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri, cosponsored by 10 other Senators, said the Central […]

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US targets China’s propaganda efforts, designates six more of its media outlets as foreign missions

October 22, 2020 10:38 pm0 comments
US targets China’s propaganda efforts, designates six more of its media outlets as foreign missions

(TibetanReview.net, Oct22’20) – In a further clampdown on Chinese intelligence gathering and propaganda efforts in the guise of and in coextension with news gathering and dissemination activities, the United States has on Oct 21 labelled six more Chinese media outlets as “foreign missions,” bringing the total thus far to 15. […]

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China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

October 21, 2020 9:55 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21’20) – “Tibetan Buddhism, as a part of the excellent traditional culture of the Chinese nation, should be oriented towards sinicization and adapted to socialist society,” China’s official Xinhua news agency Oct 21quoted Gyaltsen Norbu, the Chinese government-appointed 11th Panchen Lama, as telling monks of Sakya Monastery in Xigaze […]

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Any amount of Chinese investments in India to require gov’t nod

October 20, 2020 9:20 pm0 comments
Any amount of Chinese investments in India to require gov’t nod

(TibetanReview.net, Oct20’20) – As the Ladakh border dispute and faceoff continues to simmer, India has further hardened its economic ties with China, requiring Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) with even the smallest Chinese holding to require government approval. New Delhi has thereby abandoned its earlier plan to set a floor for […]

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China using infrastructure construction to lure border Nepalis, Kathmandu using Indian occupation to divert public attention

October 19, 2020 9:29 pm0 comments
China using infrastructure construction to lure border Nepalis, Kathmandu using Indian occupation to divert public attention

(TibetanReview.net, Oct19’20) – There is no border dispute between Nepal and China; but that is the official position on both the sides not supported by the ground reality. Prominent leader of the opposition Nepali Congress Mr Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has come out in public to expose the fact about China’s […]

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US Special envoy on Tibetan issues not optimistic for direct contact with China

October 17, 2020 7:17 pm0 comments
US Special envoy on Tibetan issues not optimistic for direct contact with China

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17’20) – Setting out his priorities as the newly appointed Special Coordinator on Tibetan issues of the United States government, Mr Robert Destro has said Oct 16 that he will engage with the Tibetan Community and like-minded governments and multilateral organizations to build support for the Tibetan cause and […]

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China to oppose ‘politicization of human rights’ after being elected to UN rights body

October 14, 2020 8:51 pm0 comments
China to oppose ‘politicization of human rights’ after being elected to UN rights body

(TibetanReview.net, Oct14’20) – Despite vigorous and concerted opposition from human rights organizations around the world, the UN General Assembly on Oct 13 elected China to the 47-member UN Human Right Council, Geneva, at its 75th annual session. The council monitors and discusses human rights situations around the world and makes […]

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China now vying for a UN right council seat amid strong international criticisms

October 10, 2020 10:38 pm0 comments
China now vying for a UN right council seat amid strong international criticisms

(TibetanReview.net, Oct10’20) – After gaining a seat on the Consultative Group of the UN Human Rights Council in April this year amid much criticism, China is now running for a seat on the council itself. Human Rights Watch and other human rights groups are urging countries not to elect China […]

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China-unleashed Covid-19 could push 150 million people into extreme poverty worldwide

October 8, 2020 11:06 pm0 comments
China-unleashed Covid-19 could push 150 million people into extreme poverty worldwide

(TibetanReview.net, Oct08’20) – Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic that broke out of the central Chinese city of Wuhan late last year, up to 150 million people across the world could get pushed into extreme poverty by the end of 2021, wiping out more than three years of progress in poverty […]

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