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  1. FCC reschedules talk by pro-Tibet activist but HK entry is in doubt

    Posted Apr 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung

    ... government 'firmly opposes Tibetan separatists [coming] to Hong Kong for any separatist activities'. Ms Saunders, who is in Britain and is to arrive on Sunday, said she was misunderstood ... to the position taken by the Dalai Lama, we have never campaigned for Tibetan independence. I am really a monitor rather than an activist. I hope being in Hong Kong, which has the freedom of speech, I can ...

  2. News - China - TIBET PROTESTS

    Five Tibetans confirmed killed after police open fire on protesters

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 09:48am by AFP

    ... and foreign media from reporting in minority areas, making it very difficult to independently verify such reports of unrest. In recent years Tibetans have turned to self-immolation to protest against ... areas, while claiming to grant broad religious freedoms. Ganzi, also known as Garze in Tibetan, appeared to be seeing more unrest, said Barry Sautman, a social science professor at the Hong Kong ...

  3. First top Tibetan official removed from office since start of unrest

    Posted Mar 31st 2008, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Ng Tze-wei and Raymond Li A high-ranking Tibetan official in charge of minority and religious affairs has been removed from office - the first since deadly riots broke out in Lhasa two weeks ago. A notice on the state-run Tibet Daily website said the Tibetan Autonomous Region's Ethnic and Religious Affairs Committee director, Danzeng Langjie, and seven court ...

  4. Gansu Tibetan unrest contained: witnesses

    Posted Mar 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mainland to have felt the effects of the most severe Tibetan pro-independence unrest in almost two decades. Gansu governor Xu Shousheng confirmed in Beijing yesterday that unrest had broken out ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing and Zhuang Pinghui Han-owned shops closed as provincial head blames violence on Dalai Lama The Tibetan independence protests in Gansu's Xiahe county appear ...

  5. Mainland netizens condemn unrest by 'ungrateful' Tibetans in Lhasa

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... out or removed from the net minutes after they appeared. Online bulletin boards of major mainland Web portals faced blackouts on Friday night after authorities confirmed unrest in Tibet. Most ... asked Tibetans in a forum at baidu.com on Friday. Despite strict control by police, the internet has become a platform for 200 million-odd mainland users to express opinions and get news. ...

  6. Yunnan tourist area swept by unrest after policeman killed

    Posted Sep 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on August 28. The news of the unrest in the Tibetan-populated area comes less than a month before the sensitive 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic - on October ... Choi Chi-yuk Hundreds of armed police were sent to Yunnan's Shangri-La tourist area after unrest triggered by the killing of a local police officer, a human rights watchdog said ...

  7. Tibetans protest over activist's arrest

    Posted Aug 04th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter People protested in a Tibetan area in western Sichuan after the authorities arrested a man calling for the return of the Dalai Lama, Xinhua reported yesterday. More than 200 Tibetans protested outside a detention centre in Lithang town in Sichuan after an incident on Wednesday at an annual horse festival that attracted thousands of people. A resident, Runggye Adak, ...

  8. Burnings cast pall on Tibetan New Year

    Posted Feb 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Choi Chi-yuk The Tibetan New Year, or Losar, began in sombre fashion around the world yesterday amid mourning for more than 20 Tibetans who had set themselves on fire. A teacher from the Tibetan ethnic minority living in Sichuan province's Aba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture said yesterday that the atmosphere on the first day of the New Year, or Lhakar Day, felt routine. ...

  9. Tibetan survives fiery protest

    Posted Dec 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... came shortly after the mainland's top police chief visited a predominantly Tibetan area in Sichuan where there have been a series of self-immolations this year. If the incident ... forces crackdown- would be the 12th self-immolation by Tibetans to protest against what they see as repressive Chinese rule. It would also be the first self-immolation to occur in the Tibet ...

  10. News - China Insider - MILITARY

    Chinese military promotes Tibet paramilitary unit's political chief in 'unusual' move

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 01:30pm by Chris Luo

    ... been source of social unrest and has seen ethnic tensions flare between the ethnic Tibetan population and the Chinese government over the past few years. Human rights groups and pro-Tibetan ... social unrest, providing disaster relief and fire-fighting. As the unit ensures social stability in Tibet, it must “retain absolute loyalty” to the party and “enhance its anti-terrorism ...




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