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Nepal bars Tibetans from marking their 59th national uprising anniversary

March 11, 2018 6:57 am0 comments
Nepal bars Tibetans from marking their 59th national uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar10, 2018) – Nepal has made it clear Mar 7 that it will not tolerate any “protests” or “public gathering” by Tibetans living in the country to mark the 59th anniversary on Mar 10 of their national Uprising in keeping with its vows to rein in their ‘anti-China’ activities. […]

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80 Tibetan youth activists held as they protested in front of Chinese embassy, New Delhi

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80 Tibetan youth activists held as they protested in front of Chinese embassy, New Delhi

(TibetanReview.net, Mar10, 2018) – Police in India’s capital New Delhi took into custody around 80 Tibetan activists after they staged a demonstration Mar 9 in front of the Chinese embassy. They were mostly students, all belonging to the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYH), which campaigns for regaining Tibet’s independence from Chinese […]

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New Delhi-ban compelled Tibetans to shift ‘Thank You India’ event to D’shala

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New Delhi-ban compelled Tibetans to shift ‘Thank You India’ event to D’shala

(TibetanReview.net, Mar10, 2018) – India had not only directed its top officials and leaders not to attend the exile Tibetan administration’s ‘Thank you India’ event in New Delhi on Mar 31 to mark the Dalai Lama’s 60th anniversary of setting foot on its soil for exile but also in fact […]

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BookReview: The Sun Beaten Poetry: A Review of Burning the Sun’s Braids

March 10, 2018 12:25 am0 comments
BookReview: The Sun Beaten Poetry: A Review of Burning the Sun’s Braids

Book Review by: Tenzin Dickie Burning The Sun’s Braids: New Poetry from Tibet Translator: Bhuchung D. Sonam Blackneck Books (Dharamsala, October 2017) Pp. 205; Rs. 200   One of the most salient features about the Tibetan landscape is the scorching sun. The Tibetan sun, that burnt gaze sweeping the vast plains, […]

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China holds ‘wall of steel’ military drill in Lhasa ahead of 59th Tibet uprising anniversary

March 9, 2018 11:51 pm0 comments
China holds ‘wall of steel’ military drill in Lhasa ahead of 59th Tibet uprising anniversary

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2018) – In the run up to the 59th anniversary on Mar 10 of the Tibetan National Uprising, China held a ‘wall of steel’ military drill in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on Mar 2. It was meant to intimidate and deter Tibetans from any thought about protesting on that […]

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English borough council hoists Tibetan flag in 19th annual Tibet uprising commemoration

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English borough council hoists Tibetan flag in 19th annual Tibet uprising commemoration

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2018) – Brushing aside protests staged by a couple of Chinese businessmen on Mar 2, the Northampton Borough Council on Mar 5 raised the Tibetan national flag in front of the Guildhall in Northampton in England. The annual event took place on the 19th consecutive year, ahead of […]

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US city declares ‘Tibet Day’ to mark Tibetan national uprising day

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US city declares ‘Tibet Day’ to mark Tibetan national uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2018) – The City of Albany in northern California of USA has proclaimed Mar 10, 2018 as ‘Tibet Day’. The proclamation for this purpose was issued Mar 5 by Mayor Peggy McQuaid in honour of the 59th Anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising. The proclamation expresses concern on […]

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Tibet self-immolation reported ahead of 59th national uprising day

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Tibet self-immolation reported ahead of 59th national uprising day

(TibetanReview.net, Mar09, 2018) – A Tibetan man in his early 40s has died after setting himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) County of Sichuan Province on Mar 7. Tsekho Tukchak, a married man with two daughters, torched himself in the county’s Meuruma nomadic township […]

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China to link all townships in ‘Tibet’ by 2020

March 8, 2018 12:41 am0 comments
China to link all townships in ‘Tibet’ by 2020

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07, 2018) – China said Mar 5 that all townships and administrative villages in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) will be connected by highways by the year 2020. Citing a senior transport official of the region’s transport authorities, the official Xinhua news agency reported that all townships which meet […]

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China censoring info on extensive damage to Tibet’s Jokhang Temple, alleges exile administration

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China censoring info on extensive damage to Tibet’s Jokhang Temple, alleges exile administration

(TibetanReview.net, Mar07, 2018) – The exile Tibetan administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, has on Mar 5 rejected China’s claim that no relics had been damaged in the fire which engulfed the World Heritage site of Jokhang Temple in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on Feb17. It asserted that the damage was extensive, […]

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