User: norgay Topic: Tibet
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Satellite detects construction, expansion of more gulags in Tibet 15.2.2019
Contrary to the Communist Party of China (CPC) third plenum decision announced at the end of 2013 to abolish Re-education Through Labor (RTL), more RTLs, renamed “Political education training camps” have been cropping up in Tibet, now employing mon
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China closes its Everest base camp to tourists 15.2.2019 BBC: World
China says the base camp on its side of the mountain needs to be cleared of rubbish left by visitors.
CPC expels officials for secretly maintaining contacts with Dalai Lama 2.2.2019
In a heightened crackdown on its officials not adhering to party’s ideology, Communist Party of China (CPC) expelled three officials who were found secretly maintaining religious faith and contact with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama while warning
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Monasteries banned from teaching Tibetan language in Kham Nangchen 31.1.2019
In yet another incident of restriction on the Tibetan language by the Chinese government, monasteries in Kham Nangchen in occupied Tibet’s eastern region are threatened with
China launches 5G services in Qinghai-Tibet region 28.1.2019 Sify Finance
China launched 5G network services in the high-altitude plateau of Qinghai-Tibet as a state telecom company opened a 5G base station in the city of Xining.
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European Parliament hosts session on religious freedom in China 25.1.2019
Members of European Parliament hosted a session on ‘Freedom of Religion in China’ in the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday. Senior MEPs Bas Belder (ECR), Christian Dan Preda (EPP) and Josef Weidenholzer (S&D) headed the two- hour long ses
45 reporters for online magazine arrested in China 24.1.2019
More than 45 reporters from mainland China working underground for an Italy-based online daily magazine were arrested, interrogated, and accused of espionage in China since August 2018, announced Marco Respinti, a journalist and Director-in-Charge
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U.S. probes whether China-funded Confucius Institutes enhance U.S. campuses — or are beds of spies 23.1.2019 LA Times: Nation

Hanging red lanterns welcome visitors to the University of Maryland’s Confucius Institute, the oldest of about 100 Chinese language and cultural centers that have popped up over the last 15 years on American campuses, subsidized by millions of dollars from China’s central government.

But last fall,...

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Google's censored China search engine project triggers protests 19.1.2019 Sify Finance
Google's offices in the US, UK, Canada, India, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Sweden, Switzerland, and Denmark witnessed renewed protests by human rights groups over its plan to re-enter China through a censored search application code-named "Project Dragonfly".
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Tibetan activists perturbed by CTA's use of term "overseas in survey form 10.1.2019
The Central Tibetan Administration’s (CTA) decennial population census this time has led to a public outcry online and offline for the use of the words ‘Overseas Tibetan’ to categorize the Ti
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60th uprising anniversary to be celebrated as Serfs Emancipation Day 5.1.2019
China is set to mark March 28 as the Serfs Emancipation Day, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising. This year, China will usher in a year full of anniversaries marking historically and politically charged eve
Tibet: More than 2,100 people evacuated after 5.8-magnitude earthquake 24.12.2018
No casualties have been reported so far.
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5.8-magnitude quake hits Tibet 24.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
5.8-magnitude quake hits Tibet
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Tibetans celebrate 29th year of Nobel peace prize conferment 10.12.2018
Tibetans in Dharamshala braved the dipping temperature to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace Prize upon His Holiness the Dalai Lama in
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China deploys “hunter-killer” drones in high altitude border regions of Tibet, Xinjiang 7.12.2018
China has deployed military grade drones capable of carrying high tech weapons near the border regions of occupied Tibet and Xinjiang region in a bid to monitor mountainous terrai
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Second landslide near Chamdo city in three weeks, over 24 thousand people affected 6.11.2018
Weeks after a devastating landslide hit the banks of the Drichu river (ch. Yangtse), another landslide hit the same volatile spot in Bolo township near Chamdo city in occupied Tibet’s T
CTA holds forum to expose grim human rights scene ahead of China’s UN review 5.11.2018
The Central Tibetan Administration’s information and international relations wing held a forum at Geneva, Switzerland, on Friday ahead of China’s third human rights situation review by the
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Repression on multiple fronts in Tibet, says report by US Commission on China 11.10.2018
The 2018 report of a United State’s independent agency, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), published Wednesday, said there is a growing repression on multiple fronts in Tibet. The report shows deteriorating freedom of religio
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India and the Dalai Lama's Successor 9.10.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'While wishing the Tibetan leader a long and healthy life, one can hope for a 'selection' of the Tibetan leader in the Indian Himalayas.''It is vital for Tibetan Buddhism, but it is also in India's political interests,' says Claude Arpi.
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China wants different American President: Mike Pence 5.10.2018 Rediff: News
Pence accused the Chinese government of orchestrating an aggressive military, economic and political campaign to expand its influence inside the US and across the world.
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