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China jails Tibetan for 6 years for a song criticizing its repressive rule

October 31, 2020 10:59 pm0 comments
China jails Tibetan for 6 years for a song criticizing its repressive rule

(TibetanReview.net, Oct31’20) – China has jailed a Tibetan man for six years for a song that criticized its repressive rule in his home county of Driru (Chinese: Biru) in northern Tibet’s Nagchu City. Lhundrub Dragpa, 36, had released a song titled ‘Black Hat’ in Mar 2019 and was arrested in […]

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China pushing for more income, less religion – a ‘bad old habit’ – among Tibetans

October 30, 2020 10:58 pm0 comments
China pushing for more income, less religion – a ‘bad old habit’ – among Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Oct30’20) – Being religious is “a bad old habit” and Tibetan who benefit from atheist communist party state of China’s anti-poverty relief should not be two-faced by continuing their religious practices, Reuters Oct 30 cited local officials as telling a group of reporters taken on a government-organised tour of […]

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China says it held live-fire drills for multiple types of new artillery in the Himalayas

October 29, 2020 10:36 pm0 comments
China says it held live-fire drills for multiple types of new artillery in the Himalayas

(TibetanReview.net, Oct29’20) – In continuation of its hostile stance towards India over the Ladakh border faceoff, China said Oct 29 that a brigade of its People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Command had carried out “ultra-limit range live fire drills of multiple types of artillery in an area at an […]

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For sending money abroad, Tibetan woman dies in Chinese police custody, her cousin still in detention

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For sending money abroad, Tibetan woman dies in Chinese police custody, her cousin still in detention

(TibetanReview.net, Oct29’20) – A woman in Chinese ruled Tibet has died in police custody in August while her cousin continues to be in detention, prompting an international human rights group to call for investigation of the death and immediate release of the detainee. Lhamo, a herder from Driru (Chinese: Biru) […]

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New US Senate resolution bill condemns China on Dalai Lama, other Tibet issues

October 23, 2020 9:19 pm0 comments
New US Senate resolution bill condemns China on Dalai Lama, other Tibet issues

(TibetanReview.net, Oct23’20) – A draft resolution has been introduced in the US Senate, “condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s use of forced labor and other coercive measures to destroy religious freedom in Tibet.” It was introduced by Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri, cosponsored by 10 other Senators, said the Central […]

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China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

October 21, 2020 9:55 pm0 comments
China’s Panchen concludes three-month Tibet tour

(TibetanReview.net, Oct21’20) – “Tibetan Buddhism, as a part of the excellent traditional culture of the Chinese nation, should be oriented towards sinicization and adapted to socialist society,” China’s official Xinhua news agency Oct 21quoted Gyaltsen Norbu, the Chinese government-appointed 11th Panchen Lama, as telling monks of Sakya Monastery in Xigaze […]

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US Special envoy on Tibetan issues not optimistic for direct contact with China

October 17, 2020 7:17 pm0 comments
US Special envoy on Tibetan issues not optimistic for direct contact with China

(TibetanReview.net, Oct17’20) – Setting out his priorities as the newly appointed Special Coordinator on Tibetan issues of the United States government, Mr Robert Destro has said Oct 16 that he will engage with the Tibetan Community and like-minded governments and multilateral organizations to build support for the Tibetan cause and […]

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Exile Tibetan administration head’s first meeting in US State Department hailed as historic

October 16, 2020 7:45 pm0 comments
Exile Tibetan administration head’s first meeting in US State Department hailed as historic

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’20) – The executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamsala, Sikyong Lobsang Sangay, has on Oct 15 met with Mr Robert Destro, whose appointment as the Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues was announced by the Secretary of State Mike Pompeo just the day before. Detro, a […]

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China claims to have eliminated absolute poverty in ‘Tibet’, calls displacement of farmers and nomads voluntary

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China claims to have eliminated absolute poverty in ‘Tibet’, calls displacement of farmers and nomads voluntary

(TibetanReview.net, Oct16’20) – China said Oct 15 that it had accomplished the historical feat of eradicating absolute poverty in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). By the end of 2019, the region had lifted 628,000 people out of poverty and delisted 74 county-level areas from the poverty list, the official Xinhua news […]

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China offers free entries, other concessions to boost winter tourism in Tibet

October 13, 2020 10:14 pm0 comments
China offers free entries, other concessions to boost winter tourism in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct13’20) – The local Chinese government of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is offering a slew of free admissions and concessions for visitors from Oct 15 to Dec 31 to spur winter tourism, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency Oct 12, citing the local tourism development department. Tourism, being promoted […]

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