Post Tagged with: "Religious Freedom"

Anti-religion restrictions on party members in Tibet are more onerous than in rest of PRC

July 15, 2020 11:17 pm0 comments
Anti-religion restrictions on party members in Tibet are more onerous than in rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’20) – Restrictions concerning religion on party members in Tibet are even more onerous than those for party members in the rest of the People’s Republic of China, reported bitterwinter.org Jul 14. In May last year, CCP members in Anshan, a prefecture-level city in the northeastern province of Liaoning, […]

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China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

May 28, 2020 1:02 am0 comments
China warns Tibetan employees, students, others in Lhasa to stay away from religion during Buddhist holy month

(TibetanReview.net, May27’20) – The rule has been in force for many years, applies even in normal times, and is highly draconian. However, each year, ahead of the most important Tibetan Buddhist religious festival marking the birth, enlightenment and passing away of the Buddha Shakyamuni, China makes it a point to […]

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US religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

April 30, 2020 12:09 am0 comments
US religion freedom commission seeks targeted sanctions against China’s rights violators

(TibetanReview.net, Apr29’20) – A bipartisan US federal commission has on Apr 28 called for sanctions against individuals and entities deemed responsible for the persecution of Muslims in Chinese-ruled Xinjiang and for the country to be placed on a State Department blacklist of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedoms. Releasing […]

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Lhasa Tibetan children ordered to keep away from religion during winter break

January 7, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
Lhasa Tibetan children ordered to keep away from religion during winter break

(TibetanReview.net, Jan06’20) – Schools in Tibet’s capital Lhasa have reminded their pupils to stay away from religious activities as they broke up for winter vacation this week, said Washington-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Jan 5, citing, in particular, an order issued by an elementary school. It said an order […]

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Tibetan Buddhism being purged in China’s Hebei Province

December 29, 2019 4:33 am0 comments
Tibetan Buddhism being purged in China’s Hebei Province

(TibetanReview.net, Dec28’19) – Local authorities throughout China’s northern province of Hebei had stepped their purge of Tibetan Buddhism ahead of the upcoming visit by the central government’s religious work inspection team in the autumn, reported bitterwinter.org, which reports on religious liberty and human rights in China, Dec 27. It was […]

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US religious envoy asks UN stop to China’s meddling in Dalai Lama reincarnation

November 11, 2019 2:10 am0 comments
US religious envoy asks UN stop to China’s meddling in Dalai Lama reincarnation

(TibetanReview.net, Nov09’19) – The United States government is asking the United Nations to take up the Dalai Lama reincarnation issue in an intensified bid to stop China from imposing a fake reincarnation of Tibet’s exiled religious leader in future. Sam Brownback, the US ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, has made […]

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China tightens noose on retired Tibetan government officials showing religiosity

September 13, 2019 4:45 am0 comments
China tightens noose on retired Tibetan government officials showing religiosity

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12’19) – It is not just party members but even retired Tibetan government officials and even students who are banned from practicing religion in Chinese ruled Tibet, said New York-based Human Rights Watch Sep 11, especially citing an undated communist party notice which appeared to have been issued in […]

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China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

July 20, 2019 6:04 am0 comments
China expels 3,500 more from Tibetan Buddhist study centre

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – Chinese authorities in the traditionally Tibetan county of Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) which is now part of Sichuan Province have expelled 3,600 more monks and nuns from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation centre in recent days, bringing to 7,100 the number of such expulsions since […]

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China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

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China rejects ‘Stain of the century’ criticism for its persecution of Uighurs

(TibetanReview.net, Jul19’19) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has on Jul 18 called China’s treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the “stain of the century”, prompting an angry response from Beijing. Addressing a State Department-hosted Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom conference, Pompeo also accused Beijing of pressuring countries not […]

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Tibetan among religious persecution victims hosted by US President Trump

July 19, 2019 2:56 pm0 comments
Tibetan among religious persecution victims hosted by US President Trump

(TibetanReview.net, Jul18’19) – A close relative of a prominent late fatal Tibetan victim of China’s religious persecution was among 27 participants in an Oval Office meeting with US President Donald Trump on Jul 17. The meeting took place ahead of the State Department’s hosting of an annual conference on religious […]

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