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China tightening the field of religious citizenry – state employees, students told to give up religious belief

September 29, 2018 4:13 am0 comments
China tightening the field of religious citizenry – state employees, students told to give up religious belief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep28, 2018) – Apart from “Sinicization” of religion, which requires religion to be subjected to an ever-widening range and depth of communist party controls, China is imposing ban on religious belief on increasing categories of citizens. The ban now extends to government employees, including schoolteachers and medical personnel, apart […]

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US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

September 28, 2018 12:35 am0 comments
US House passes bill to seek Tibet’s opening up

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – A bipartisan bill seeking to impose a visa ban on Chinese officials who deny American citizens, including especially government officials and journalists, access to Tibet has been passed by unanimous voice vote in the House of Representatives on Sep 25. And it is hoped that a […]

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Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

September 27, 2018 11:45 pm0 comments
Pope Francis admits his Beijing deal will cause suffering for ‘underground’ Churches, but calls unification most important

(TibetanReview.net, Sep27, 2018) – In his first public remark on the provisional agreement the Vatican had signed with China on Sep 22 in Beijing, Pope Francis has acknowledged Sep 25 that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful. But while taking full […]

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China has denied all Canadian requests to visit Tibet since 2016

September 26, 2018 10:46 pm0 comments
China has denied all Canadian requests to visit Tibet since 2016

(TibetanReview.net, Sep26, 2018) – Canada had made multiple requests since 2016 for diplomatic visits to Tibet but none was approved while having welcomed at least three official delegations from the Tibet Autonomous Region during the same period, according to a statement from Montreal-based Canada Tibet Committee Sep 24. During visits […]

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Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

September 22, 2018 4:58 am0 comments
Beijing-Vatican deal on Bishops seen as all but done

(TibetanReview.net, Sep21, 2018) – A deal between China and the Vatican over the issue of appointment of bishops is all but imminent, according to China’s official globaltimes.cn Sep 19. If it materializes, the pact will mean substantial progress in China-Vatican relations, the report said. Such a deal is seen as […]

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China denies Dalai Lama-link to severe protest over alleged ill-treatment of Chinese tourists in Sweden

September 19, 2018 11:42 pm0 comments
China denies Dalai Lama-link to severe protest over alleged ill-treatment of Chinese tourists in Sweden

(TibetanReview.net, Sep19, 2018) – China’s official media has claimed Sep 17 that Beijing’s severe criticism of the Swedish police and demand for apology for the latter’s allegedly brutal treatment of three Chinese tourists was not linked to the recent visit of the Dalai Lama to Sweden. But it did strongly […]

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Indian parliament panel feels China avoiding border solution

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Indian parliament panel feels China avoiding border solution

(TibetanReview.net, Sep18, 2018) – An India parliamentary panel has suggested that the armies of India and China conclude an overarching “border engagement agreement” since the latter seemed to be interested only to keep the border dispute between the two sides alive, reported the tribuneindia.com Sep 16. “It is difficult for […]

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Dalai Lama reiterates Wutaishan pilgrimage and other China-wishes

September 15, 2018 6:42 am0 comments
Dalai Lama reiterates Wutaishan pilgrimage and other China-wishes

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The Dalai Lama has reiterated his wish, first expressed to the Chinese leadership way back in 1954 when he was in Beijing, to undertake a pilgrimage to Mt Wutai, or Wutaishan, the fabled abode of the Buddhist deity of wisdom, Manjushri. However, given the situation today, […]

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

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European Parliament adopts EU-China relations report critical of Tibet situation

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2018) – The European Parliament has on Sep 13 unanimously approved its EU-China relations report which, among other things, indicts China for severe violations of Tibetan rights and identity. The report, prepared by the rapporteur Bastiaan “Bas” Belder, a Dutch MEP, for the Parliament’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, […]

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China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

September 12, 2018 10:38 pm0 comments
China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – China has ‘welcomed’ the UN’s new human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, by telling her to respect its sovereignty after she urged it to allow monitors into the restive far western region of Xinjiang and expressed concern about the situation there. Last month, a United Nations rights […]

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