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China blocking Tibetan exiles with contact in Tibet from WeChat

June 14, 2020 12:20 am0 comments
China blocking Tibetan exiles with contact in Tibet from WeChat

(TibetanReview.net, Jun13’20) – May be activists do not need to urge exile Tibetans to boycott WeChat, a popular Chinese digital communication tool, because Beijing is said to be doing just that the other way: blocking them from the App to prevent them from contacting friends and family in Tibet. Monks […]

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Lama reportedly apologized to Dalai Lama after assailing the latter for giving empowerments online

June 1, 2020 11:48 pm0 comments
Lama reportedly apologized to Dalai Lama after assailing the latter for giving empowerments online

(TibetanReview.net, Jun01’20) – Tulku Orgyen Tobgyal is reported to have apologized to the Dalai Lama after he made a scathing criticism of the latter for giving religious empowerments over the internet, calling them degeneration of the Buddha Dharma and the destruction of the religion. It earned him severe rebuke from […]

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US House Bill seeks to recognize independence of ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’

May 26, 2020 11:11 pm0 comments
US House Bill seeks to recognize independence of ‘Tibet Autonomous Region’

(TibetanReview.net, May26’20) – The story of China’s annexation of Tibet at the turn of the second half of the last century is far from closed and to make a point of it a bill has again been introduced in the US House of Representatives on May 19. Introduced by Representative […]

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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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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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Ngaba nomads urge China to respect Tibetan-education right of their children

April 25, 2020 2:15 am0 comments
Ngaba nomads urge China to respect Tibetan-education right of their children

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’20) – Although expected to be met only with disdain at best but vengeance if they persisted, Tibetan nomads in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province have made clear their determination to defend their linguistic heritage: They have appealed to the Chinese government to drop a plan […]

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105 Tibetans are Covid-19 positive in New York, New Jersey

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105 Tibetans are Covid-19 positive in New York, New Jersey

(TibetanReview.net, Apr24’20) – The Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) at Dharamshala, India, has said Apr 23 that there were around 105 Covid-19 positive cases in New York and New Jersey reported by the Tibetan community there. He has said around 100 were from New York while 5 were […]

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About 100 Tibetans infected with Covid-19, many already cured – Tibetan Administration

April 18, 2020 12:51 am0 comments
About 100 Tibetans infected with Covid-19, many already cured – Tibetan Administration

(TibetanReview.net, Apr17’20) – Approximately 100 Tibetans had reportedly contracted the Covid-19 infection with many of them already cured, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Apr 16 cited its President Lobsang Sangay as saying during a press briefing. The CTA also said that so far no cases had been reported from the […]

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China criticized for criminalizing Tibetan advocacy of their native tongue, Sinicizing education

April 17, 2020 2:36 am0 comments
China criticized for criminalizing Tibetan advocacy of their native tongue, Sinicizing education

(TibetanReview.net, Apr16’20) – In the name of bilingual education, China is increasingly replacing Tibetan with Mandarin Chinese as the language of instruction in schools in Tibet while Tibetans advocating the preservation of their linguistic culture are being punished for committing “political crime”, said New York-based Human Rights Watch in a […]

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Anxiety mounts on decision to replace Tibetan with Chinese medium for teaching in Ngaba schools

April 11, 2020 2:07 am0 comments
Anxiety mounts on decision to replace Tibetan with Chinese medium for teaching in Ngaba schools

(TibetanReview.net, Apr10’20) – In a continuing move to Sinicize education in Chinese ruled Tibet, Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) Prefecture of what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province will soon make Chinese the exclusive classroom language of instructions with Tibetan being taught only in language classes, reported the Tibetan Service of […]

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