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China punishes, shuts down chat groups in a Tibetan county for discussing Covid-19 infections

March 6, 2020 11:43 pm0 comments
China punishes, shuts down chat groups in a Tibetan county for discussing Covid-19 infections

(TibetanReview.net, Mar06’20) – Chinese authorities in a Tibetan county in what is now called Qinghai Province have shut down more than 75 chat groups on the popular social media platform WeChat on allegation that they were disrupting social order by spreading allegedly false information on the spread of China’s coronavirus, […]

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China arrests 3 Tibetans for WeChat contacts with overseas friends, family

December 20, 2019 5:32 am0 comments
China arrests 3 Tibetans for WeChat contacts with overseas friends, family

(TibetanReview.net, Dec18’19) – China was reported to have arrested three Tibetans, including a thangka artist, in Kanlho (Chinese: Gannan) Prefecture of Gansu province days ahead of the 30th anniversary Dec 10 of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, for their WeChat […]

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Family fears for life of Tibetan youth held by China for WeChat photo sharing

November 13, 2019 12:09 am0 comments
Family fears for life of Tibetan youth held by China for WeChat photo sharing

(TibetanReview.net, Nov12’19) – Chinese authorities continue to keep in dark the family of a Tibetan youth it arrested in Tibet’s capital Lhasa on the eve of the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day of Mar 10 this year, said Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Nov12, […]

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China detained Tibetan for online sharing of Dalai Lama photo

August 28, 2019 10:42 am0 comments
China detained Tibetan for online sharing of Dalai Lama photo

(TibetanReview.net, Aug27’19) – China detained a Tibetan man for 10 days in a Tibetan region of what is now part of its Sichuan Province in July for sharing a photo of Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, over the popular Chinese social media platform WeChat, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

May 9, 2019 1:02 am0 comments
China says it uses WeChat to fight ‘separatist’ gang crimes in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, May08’19) – China said May 6 that it was using WeChat to fight “gang crimes” in Tibet, meaning it was being used to report on messages alleged to “spread separatism and create separatist incidents”. Calling it a nationwide tendency to use the advantages of social media to fight crimes, […]

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China doubles reward for those who inform on ‘illegal’ media content

November 20, 2018 4:25 pm0 comments
China doubles reward for those who inform on ‘illegal’ media content

(TibetanReview.net, Nov20, 2018) – No police state is complete especially without having its subjects informing on fellow-subjects seen as posing potential or real threats to the ruling dictatorial order and this has been particularly true in the case of the People’s Republic of China. Starting from Dec1, Chinese citizens can […]

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China detains two Tibetan monks for ‘illegal’ WeChat postings

April 20, 2018 6:59 am0 comments
China detains two Tibetan monks for ‘illegal’ WeChat postings

(TibetanReview.net, Apr19, 2018) – Chinese authorities have taken away two monks in Tsolho (Chinese: Hainan) Prefecture of Qinghai Province during a Legal Education programme for having posted “sensitive pictures and articles” on the popular Chinese messaging App WeChat, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights Democracy Apr 18. It did […]

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Tibetan political detainee gets three years for WeChat critique of China

February 21, 2018 11:28 pm0 comments
Tibetan political detainee gets three years for WeChat critique of China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb21, 2018) – China has on Jan 10 sentenced a prominent Tibetan political detaineeto a jail term of three years for allegedly ‘inciting separatism’ after holding him incommunicado for more than a year, said Dharamshala-based Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy Feb 18. The report said Mr Tsegon […]

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