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UN experts ask TikTok not to trash rights principles while undertaking content moderation

May 23, 2020 2:05 am0 comments
UN experts ask TikTok not to trash rights principles while undertaking content moderation

(TibetanReview.net, May22’20) – China’s use of its business companies to carry out the government’s political agenda came into sharp focus when the owner of the video-sharing platform TikTok was asked by UN human rights experts not to violate international human rights standards through censorship while undertaking the task of content […]

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US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

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US demand to see proof of China’s Panchen Lama claim

(TibetanReview.net, May22’20) – Following China’s suggestion May 19 that the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima was not only alive but had now also passed the college entrance examination and had a job, the United States has on May 21 asked to meet with him to see the situation for […]

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China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

May 21, 2020 5:47 am0 comments
China reopening all temples in Lhasa as peak tourism season underway

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – As the peak tourism season (May-Oct) in Tibet gets underway, China is gradually reopening all temples in towns and city proper except the Jokhang Temple of Tibet’s capital Lhasa starting May 20. After the reopening, all local temples will not hold clustered religious activities attended by Buddhist […]

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China’s bald claims about 11th Panchen Lama’s situation dismissed as unverified

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China’s bald claims about 11th Panchen Lama’s situation dismissed as unverified

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – China said May 19 that the now 31-year-old Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has remained disappeared ever since it took him away as a six-year-old in 1995 after the Dalai Lama recognized him as the 11th Panchen Lama, has now passed the college entrance examination and has a […]

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

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UN rights experts urge China to respect int’l law, free jailed Tibetan activist

(TibetanReview.net, May20’20) – Accusing China of criminalizing the legitimate work of a minority community member and human rights defender, major UN bodies of human rights experts have on May 19 called for the dropping of charges and release of a Tibetan activist in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Prefecture of Qinghai Province. […]

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US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

May 20, 2020 12:14 am0 comments
US Secretary of State, Aussie MPs add their voices to global clamour on China over Panchen Lama issue

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – In the backdrop of the ongoing war of words between the USA and China over the latter’s responsibility for the devastating Covid-19 pandemic that is still ravaging the world, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a strongly-worded statement, calling for immediate information on the whereabouts of […]

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China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

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China investigating ethnic Tibetan local party leader for corruption

(TibetanReview.net, May19’20) – A relatively senior ethnic Tibetan leader in the Communist Party of China in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) is being investigated for corruption, reported China’s official Xinhua news agency May 18. Investigation of party leaders for corruption, though not entirely unknown, is rare in Chinese ruled Tibet. The […]

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Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

May 18, 2020 12:16 am0 comments
Media in Nepal calls out Google Earth, Map for placing Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May17’20) – Google Earth and Map had both placed Mt Everest in Chinese ruled Tibet while China had also been claiming the world highest peak as its own, complained an english.khabarhub.com report from Nepal May 16. “When ‘Mt Everest’ was searched in Google Earth on May 16, the site […]

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Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

May 16, 2020 10:30 pm0 comments
Lawmakers in Italy, Estonia, and Germany urge China to release Tibetan religious leader it abducted 25 years ago

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Ahead of the culmination on May 17 of an exile Tibetan campaign to bring international pressure on China to reveal the whereabouts and seek the release of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, members of parliament in Italy, Estonia and Germany have extended their solidary with […]

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REPORT: China using anti-crime campaign to silence peaceful rights activists in Tibet

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REPORT: China using anti-crime campaign to silence peaceful rights activists in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May16’20) – Authorities in Chinese ruled Tibet are using a national anti-crime campaign to crack down on peaceful expression by Tibetans and to criminally prosecuted activists defending Tibetan culture and environment as well as critics of official corruption and those suspected of being supporters of the Dalai Lama, said […]

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