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China rejects global appeals to uphold Tibetan language advocate’s conviction for alleged separatism

August 25, 2018 1:55 am0 comments
China rejects global appeals to uphold Tibetan language advocate’s conviction for alleged separatism

(TibetanReview.net, Aug24, 2018) – The Qinghai Higher People’s Court in Chinese ruled Tibet has on Jul 30 rejected an appeal by Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk, seeking the setting aside of his conviction by the Yushu Intermediate People’s Court for incitement of separatism. The lower court’s sentence of five-year […]

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China targets Tibet in 2020 poverty elimination goal

August 22, 2018 11:30 pm0 comments
China targets Tibet in 2020 poverty elimination goal

(TibetanReview.net, Aug22, 2018) – The People’s Republic of China has said Aug 19 that it will lift an additional 30 million people out of poverty so as to reach its elimination goal by 2020. It has especially mentioned Tibet Autonomous Region, still the poorest in the republic, among three examples […]

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China’s Panchen holds worship at Dalai Lama-related sacred lake

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China’s Panchen holds worship at Dalai Lama-related sacred lake

(TibetanReview.net, Aug21, 2018) – It was not clear whether the Chinese government intended to convey a message by it. But China’s online Tibet news service eng.tibet.cn reported Aug 20 that Gyaltsen Norbu, the 11th Panchen Lama designated as such by Beijing way back in 1995 in place of Gedhun Choekyi […]

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China tested complete digital combat system in live-fire drill in Tibet

August 21, 2018 6:42 am0 comments
China tested complete digital combat system in live-fire drill in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug18, 2018) – China said Aug 16 that a digital combat unit of its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) had conducted live-fire drills at an altitude of over 4,000 metres on the Tibetan Plateau, with its military experts cited as saying it showcased the country’s determination to build a victorious […]

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UN committee disappointed with China’s unhelpful responses to minority rights queries

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UN committee disappointed with China’s unhelpful responses to minority rights queries

(TibetanReview.net, Aug18, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions, China has on Aug 13 questioned the questions, those who asked them and the authors of the reports on which some of those questions were based during the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)’s hearing in Geneva on […]

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China welcomes the appointment of new UN rights chief with a veiled warning

August 15, 2018 10:44 pm0 comments
China welcomes the appointment of new UN rights chief with a veiled warning

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15, 2018) – China on Aug 13 welcomed the appointment of Ms Michelle Bachelet’s appointment as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights while employing its usual euphemistic terms to make it clear that she should work on its terms to earn its cooperation. China is ready to […]

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China boosts its Tibet troops’ combat capability with oxygen therapy etc while India reports a new border intrusion

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China boosts its Tibet troops’ combat capability with oxygen therapy etc while India reports a new border intrusion

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15, 2018) – China said Aug 13 that it had introduced high-pressure oxygen therapy and portable barracks in Tibet to boost the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) combat capability even as Indian media reports said Chinese troops had intruded 400 meters inside Ladakh along the 4,057-km Line of Actual Control […]

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United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

August 12, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12, 2018) – A United Nation Committee headed by the world body’s first independent expert on minority issues has on Aug 10 delivered a sharp rebuke to China for its treatment of Uyghurs, accusing it of turning the Xinjiang region into “a no-rights zone”, reported theglobeandmail.com Aug 10. Gay […]

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‘The Dalai Lama institution politically irrelevant, except to China’

August 10, 2018 11:59 pm0 comments
‘The Dalai Lama institution politically irrelevant, except to China’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug10, 2018) – The exiled spiritual leader of Tibet has said Aug 8 that the “institution of Dalai Lama” was no longer politically relevant and China was using it for political reasons. He has reiterated that it was, nevertheless, up to the people of Tibet to decide whether the […]

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China’s new campaign seeks to make ‘patriots’ of free-thinking intellectuals

August 5, 2018 11:48 pm0 comments
China’s new campaign seeks to make ‘patriots’ of free-thinking intellectuals

(TibetanReview.net, Aug05, 2018) – In a move to force the country’s intellectuals seen to question the communist party rule and its top leader Xi Jinping’s governance to toe the party line, China has announced a new ideological campaign, reported the Mandarin Service of rfa.org Aug 3. The campaign especially targets […]

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