Tibet kicks off campaign to remove trash from world’s highest mountain

Global Times
May 7, 2017
The authorities in Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region kicked off an annual campaign Saturday to clean up rubbish left by climbers on the north slope of the world’s (more…)

China Holds Rights Lawyer Who Exposed Details of Xie Yang Torture

May 5, 2017
 
 
Chen Jiangang at the Nanning Wuxu International Airport in Guangxi Autonomous Region, in an undated photo.

Chen Jiangang at the Nanning Wuxu International Airport in Guangxi Autonomous Region, in an undated photo.

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Lunang: newest town in Tibet

Xinhua
May 5, 2017

 

An aerial view of Lunang (Xinhua/Purbu Tashi)

Lunang is the newest town in Tibet, southwest China. It was built with a total investment of more than 3 billion (more…)

Tibetan Calligraphy Day created in Tibet celebrated for first time

Tibet Post International
Molly Lortie
May 4, 2017

Dharamshala — A new holiday, Tibetan Calligraphy Day, was started this year by students and teachers at Qinghai Minority College in Qinghai Privince, (more…)

CHINESE ADVENTURISM AND THE TIBET FACTOR

Claude Arpi
May 4, 2017

Had China extended the 1962 war against India, it would have had to battle it out at various fronts simultaneously. The situation in (more…)

Chinese Police Destroy Animals Saved From Slaughter by Tibetans

May 4, 2017
 
Animals saved by Tibetans from slaughter are shown before their destruction by Chinese police.

Animals saved by Tibetans from slaughter are shown before their destruction by Chinese police.

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Tibetan Protesters’ Home Villages Harassed by Chinese Security Troops

May 3, 2017
 
Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

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Chinese paramilitary police and work teams have moved in force in recent weeks (more…)

Communist Party members in Tibet funding Dalai Lama: Chinese official

Hindustan Times, Beijing
Sutirtho Patranobis 
May 2, 2017

Some officials of the ruling Communist Party of China are donating funds to the Dalai Lama and joining underground pro-independence organisations, (more…)

China’s first autonomous region marks 70th birthday

May 1, 2017 

Detained Tibetan doctor Khedrup is shown with Machu county police headquarters in an undated photo.

Detained Tibetan doctor Khedrup is shown with Machu county police headquarters in an undated photo.

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USCIRF classifies China still ‘Country of Particular Concern’

Tibet Post International
Molly Lortie
April 28, 2017

Dharamshala — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)’s 2017 annual report states that religious freedom and human rights (more…)