User: norgay Topic: Tibet
Category: Human Rights
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US appoints special coordinator for Tibet, riles China 15.10.2020 Rediff: News
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday named Robert Destro, assistant secretary of state for democracy, human rights and labour, as the special coordinator for Tibetan issues. Destro will focus on advancing dialogue between the Communist-run government in Beijing and the Dalai Lama, protecting the distinct religious cultural and linguistic identity of Tibetans, improving respect for their human rights and much, much more, Pompeo said.
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A Pakistani father's ordeal: China seized his Uighur son and sent his daughters to an orphanage 25.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

China's oppression of Muslims reaches beyond Xinjiang into Pakistan. Why does it stay quiet?

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Joe Biden threatens to sanction Chinese officials for human rights abuse in Tibet, meet Dalai Lama 4.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
He alleged that the current Donald Trump-led administration has had a ‘weak policy’ towards Beijing.
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'If we lose this, we lose everything': Government push to teach in Chinese sparks Mongol resistance 3.9.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Teachers and students have refused to comply with a new bilingual education program in Inner Mongolia. The state is cracking down in response.

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Editorial: No to a U.S.-China cold war 2.8.2020 LA Times: Opinion

The United States must return to upholding liberal and democratic values if it is to have any moral credibility in pushing back against China's authoritarian excesses.

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Support to Tibet’s cause getting stronger: Sangay 20.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Support to Tibet’s cause getting stronger: Sangay
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US imposes new visa restrictions on China over Tibet 9.7.2020 Rediff: News
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was taking action against an unspecified number of Chinese officials, including from the ruling Communist Party, under a US law that calls on China to let Americans visit Tibet.
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China to impose visa curbs on US officials over Tibet, urges Washington to stop interfering 8.7.2020 Scroll.in
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo restricted visas for some Chinese officials, citing what he called human rights abuses by Beijing in Tibet.
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China forcing birth control on Uighur and other ethnic minority women, claims research 30.6.2020 Scroll.in
The report, published by German researcher Adrian Zenz, has triggered calls for investigation into human rights violations by the Chinese government.
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Nepal will reclaim Kalapani-Limpiyadhura-Lipulekh area from India at any cost, says PM Oli 20.5.2020 Scroll.in
KP Oli’s Cabinet on Tuesday endorsed a new political map that shows the three areas in the Nepalese territory.
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Op-Ed: In Tibet, it's a crime to even talk about the value of mother-tongue education 15.4.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Persecution in Tibet: More schools use Chinese as the main teaching language, denying a people their culture. Dare to question the policy and land in prison.

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‘The protests in India give us hope’: Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam on art and repression 2.2.2020 Scroll.in
‘Dream on. You are far more powerful than you are led to believe,’ he says as he launches his latest book.
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12 Tibetans sentenced in Sog for “attempting to spread the evil influence of religion” 15.1.2020 Phayul.com
12 Tibetans have reportedly been sentenced to prison terms ranging from a year to almost two years, earlier this month by a Chinese court in in Sog County in the Kham region, on charges of r
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CECC urges action on Tibet, US House may pass the bill next week 10.1.2020 Phayul.com
Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) urges action on Tibet as the US House representatives hope that Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TSPA) may pass in the Senate next week, reports International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). During the release of the annual r
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Tibetan students barred from Religious activities during school break in Lhasa 9.1.2020 Phayul.com
Tibetan students in Lhasa have been barred from taking part in religious activities during their school break, with the parents being ordered to stop their children from any involveme
Modi Govt has granted citizenship to nearly 600 Muslims : Hardeep Puri 27.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Amid raging debate over the new Citizenship Act, BJP leader and Union Minster Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said contrary to the allegation the newly enacted law “affirms India’s position as an upholder of humanitarian values”. He also said that in last five years, the Narendra Modi government has granted citizenship to nearly […]
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Tibetan MPP calls for freedom of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hong Kongers in Ontario Legislative Assembly 12.12.2019 Phayul.com
The Tibetan Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), Bhutila Karpoche, called for the freedom of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hong Kongers in the Canadian Legislative Assembly of Ontario on Dec 10. Karpoche made a strong address to the speaker of house on the
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China jailed most journalists in 2019: CPJ report 12.12.2019 Phayul.com
China is the worst jailer in 2019 according to the annual report released on Wednesday by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, non-profit organiz
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Tibetan exiles celebrate 30 years since Nobel Prize for Dalai Lama 11.12.2019 Phayul.com
The 30th anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was celebrated at Tsuglagkhang this morning. Gyal P Wangyal (Chie
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Tibetan nuns forced to declare loyalty to CCP 9.12.2019 Phayul.com
Tibetan nuns have been forced to declare their loyalty to Beijing and the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) through ‘political training’ at Shugsep nunnery near Lhasa, according
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