Post Tagged with: "Human Rights"

REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

March 13, 2020 3:31 am0 comments
REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Releasing its Human Rights Report for 2019, the United States Department of State has said Mar 11 that China’s repression of free speech, religion, movement, association and assembly in Tibet and Xinjiang in 2019 “was more severe than in other areas of the (People’s Republic of China).” […]

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China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

February 29, 2020 2:08 am0 comments
China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’20) – China has finally invited the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang, but made it clear that this is subject to her not interfering in what China calls its internal affairs. High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has made it clear, addressing the UN Human Rights Council […]

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US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

January 16, 2020 7:49 am0 comments
US Senator condemns China’s new ‘ethnic unity’ abuse rules in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan15’20) – US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) has condemned China for “blatant human rights violations” after rules it uses to justify the ongoing repression in Xinjiang that has drawn global concern were adopted in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) during the recent session of its rubberstamp local parliament. The new […]

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Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

January 8, 2020 7:23 pm0 comments
Over 30 detained, seven protesters in jail following Nov Chinese crackdown in eastern Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Jan08’20) – More than 30 Tibetans were detained under harsh conditions for more than 20 days in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) County of Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in a general Chinese crackdown after two small protests in a township on Nov 7 and Nov 21, 2019 led to […]

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UN rights office alleged to continue to inform China on dissidents

December 16, 2019 5:51 am0 comments
UN rights office alleged to continue to inform China on dissidents

(TibetanReview.net, Dec15’19) – The United Nations office in the Swiss city of Geneva, which houses the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has been accused of continuing to provide the Chinese government with the names of activists critical of the latter’s rule and policies for the possibility […]

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China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

November 11, 2019 2:26 am0 comments
China disappears Tibetan man, punishes his family for apparent online info posting

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09’19) – A Tibetan man detained by Chinese police in Shigatse (Chinese: Xigaze) City of Tibet Autonomous Region around Mar 8 this year without giving any reason continues to remain disappeared while his family has their welfare benefits stopped and their movement restricted, said Dharamsala-based monitoring group Tibetan Centre […]

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Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

August 20, 2019 7:29 am0 comments
Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15’19) – One Tibetan Buddhist monk of Kirti Monastery in Ngaba (or Ngawa, Chinese: Aba) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province has been jailed for four years recently while the fate of two others from the same monastery remain unknown following their arrests at different […]

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China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

July 31, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’19) – Openly revering their exiled spiritual leader by displaying his pictures at home and celebrating his 84th birthday proved costly to a number of poor Tibetans in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Kardze (Ganzi) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province recently, according to the […]

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Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

July 23, 2019 12:59 am0 comments
Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

(TibetanReview.net, Jul22’19) – China has cancelled a signed contract for a tour of the country by Prague’s Philharmonic Orchestra and shattered the city zoo’s long-held dreams of hosting a panda, citing the city mayor’s critical stance on Beijing’s position on human rights, Tibet and Taiwan. Mr Zdenek Hřib’s stance puts […]

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

June 26, 2019 12:01 pm0 comments
Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – Members of the Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet have recently questioned the efficacy of their government’s years of rights dialogue with China, saying there was no result to show for it. The questions were raised by Maya Graf, Vice President of Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet, as […]

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