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Ngaba nomads urge China to respect Tibetan-education right of their children

April 25, 2020 2:15 am0 comments
Ngaba nomads urge China to respect Tibetan-education right of their children

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’20) – Although expected to be met only with disdain at best but vengeance if they persisted, Tibetan nomads in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province have made clear their determination to defend their linguistic heritage: They have appealed to the Chinese government to drop a plan […]

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China criticized for criminalizing Tibetan advocacy of their native tongue, Sinicizing education

April 17, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
China criticized for criminalizing Tibetan advocacy of their native tongue, Sinicizing education

(TibetanReview.net, Apr16’20) – In the name of bilingual education, China is increasingly replacing Tibetan with Mandarin Chinese as the language of instruction in schools in Tibet while Tibetans advocating the preservation of their linguistic culture are being punished for committing “political crime”, said New York-based Human Rights Watch in a […]

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Anxiety mounts on decision to replace Tibetan with Chinese medium for teaching in Ngaba schools

April 11, 2020 2:07 am0 comments
Anxiety mounts on decision to replace Tibetan with Chinese medium for teaching in Ngaba schools

(TibetanReview.net, Apr10’20) – In a continuing move to Sinicize education in Chinese ruled Tibet, Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Prefecture of what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province will soon make Chinese the exclusive classroom language of instructions with Tibetan being taught only in language classes, reported the Tibetan Service of […]

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China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

February 5, 2019 1:59 am0 comments
China’s official media confirms ban on ‘illegal’ Tibetan classes in monasteries

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04’19) – China’s official media confirmed Jan 31 that a county government in Qinghai Province had ordered temples to stop holding “illegal” Tibetan language classes for students during holidays, contending they infuse students with ideas threatening social stability due to lack of teaching qualification. Some Buddhist temples in Nangqen […]

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China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

February 1, 2019 1:30 am0 comments
China criticized for banning Tibetan children from learning their own language

(TibetanReview.net, Jan31’19) – What is wrong with Tibetan children being taught their own language by monks in monasteries in free classes during school holiday? Well, it amounts to “ideological infiltration among the young” and is “dangerous” and “harmful”, according to the Chinese government, which has banned it, said New York-based […]

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Scotland’s First Minister called ‘wildly irresponsible’ for promoting reviled Confucius Institutes

April 11, 2018 11:57 pm0 comments
Scotland’s First Minister called ‘wildly irresponsible’ for promoting reviled Confucius Institutes

(TibetanReview.net, Apr11, 2018) – While Confucius Institutes, run and funded by the Chinese government in universities across the free world, face severe criticism and have even been forced to close down for infringing academic freedom and promoting propaganda, Scotland’s First minister Ms Nicolas Sturgeon is spending her own government’s money […]

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UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

February 26, 2018 1:21 am0 comments
UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2018) – A group of five UN human rights experts have on Feb 21 issued a public statement, calling on China for immediate release of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. He was tried by the Intermediate People’s Court of Yulshul (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, on […]

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China’s fight against organized crime targets Tibet’s rights activists, calls language right activists gangsters

February 13, 2018 11:14 pm0 comments
China’s fight against organized crime targets Tibet’s rights activists, calls language right activists gangsters

(TibetanReview.net, Feb13, 2018) – Calling those who oppose or criticize and possibly work against its repressive policies “criminal gangs”, Chinese authorities in the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have called on local people to be on the lookout for such “criminals” and report them to the police. The region’s public […]

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Senator calls on Florida schools to end Beijing-funded dubious partnership

February 7, 2018 11:22 pm0 comments
Senator calls on Florida schools to end Beijing-funded dubious partnership

(TibetanReview.net, Feb07, 2018) – Republican Senator Marco Rubio is said to be pushing five educational institutions in his home state of Florida to end partnerships with Chinese government-funded programmes that give a distorted teaching of China’s history, language and culture. China runs the programmes, known as “Confucius Institutes”, at hundreds […]

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Verdict pending in Tibetan language activist’s alleged separatism trial

January 7, 2018 1:40 am0 comments
Verdict pending in Tibetan language activist’s alleged separatism trial

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06, 2018) – A prefectural court in Qinghai Province of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) has on Jan 4 tried a Tibetan language rights activist for allegedly inciting separatism. However, the court has not pronounced an immediate verdict at the end of the trial which was reported to […]

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