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Having denied the problem ever existed, China now claims to have sent $20 million for water pollution control in Tibet

March 23, 2020 10:15 am0 comments
Having denied the problem ever existed, China now claims to have sent $20 million for water pollution control in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Mar22’20) – China has never reported anything about water pollution in Tibet Autonomous Region while claiming to pursue highly environment-friendly plans for its development. However, the country’s official Xinhua news agency reported Mar 22 that Beijing had sanctioned 141 million yuan (about US$ 20 million) for water pollution control […]

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China resumes work on 179 projects in ‘Tibet’, bringing back workers from China

March 17, 2020 12:48 pm0 comments
China resumes work on 179 projects in ‘Tibet’, bringing back workers from China

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’20) – Work is resuming on the 179 projects for this year in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 16. While the vast majority of the workers had left for home in the mainland during the freezing winter months and for China’s Spring Festival […]

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Share value of company bottling Tibet’s glacial waters down 89% in last 3 years

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Share value of company bottling Tibet’s glacial waters down 89% in last 3 years

(TibetanReview.net, Mar16’20) – Those who have invested in a commercial exploitation of Tibet’s glacial water on long term basis in at least one company have seen their money go down the drain, with their shares having lost a whopping 89 percent of value in the last three years, according to […]

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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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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

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Several countries raise Tibet issue at 43rd UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Tibetans in Switzerland and Liechtenstein held a peace march to the office of Human Rights Council in Geneva on Mar 11 as its 43rd session was underway and in which the Tibet issue was referred to by several member countries. Addressing the council on Mar 10, which […]

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UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

March 12, 2020 3:18 am0 comments
UPRISING ANNIVERSARY: Tibetans urge UN rights chief to visit Tibet, China to ease Tibet chokehold

(TibetanReview.net, Mar11’20) – Exile Tibetans marked the 61st anniversary of the national uprising against Chinese occupation rule over their homeland on Mar 10 with their elected political head calling on the UN rights chief to visit Tibet and their parliament in exile Speaker asking China’s leadership to relax their decades-old […]

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China staged military drill, strengthened security ahead of Mar 10 Tibet uprising day

March 11, 2020 1:39 am0 comments
China staged military drill, strengthened security ahead of Mar 10 Tibet uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar10’20) – Ahead of the 61st Tibetan national uprising day on Mar 10, 2020, the Chinese leadership in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) called a security meeting to strengthen “stability and security” in the region and held a military drill in capital Lhasa to make clear its preparedness to crush […]

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Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

March 8, 2020 6:15 am0 comments
Exile parliament’s Deputy Speaker announces race for election as Sikyong

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Deputy speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile (TPIE) has said Mar 6 that he too is in the race for election as the Sikyong (President), the top elective post in the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) of the Tibetans in exile. The election is due, alongside […]

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China lowers Covid-19 emergency alert in Tibet, helps migrant workers’ return

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China lowers Covid-19 emergency alert in Tibet, helps migrant workers’ return

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Chinese-ruled Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) has on Mar 6 downgraded its emergency response toward the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak to the second level while China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said Mar 6 that local governments, including TAR and other Tibetan-populated regions, had helped 2.1 […]

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Tibetans decide against public marking of uprising anniversary in Kathmandu to avoid crackdown

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Tibetans decide against public marking of uprising anniversary in Kathmandu to avoid crackdown

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07’20) – Succumbing to the inevitability of a crackdown, the exile Tibetan administration’s representative in Kathmandu has told Tibetans in the Himalayan nation that they should not hold any gathering to mark their 61st national uprising day against Chinese occupation of their homeland on Mar 10. It was not […]

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