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    China has destroyed large areas of one of Tibet’s biggest Buddhist sites, satellite images reveal
    October 21, 2019
     
    By Holmes Chan, Hong Kong Free Press, 20 October 2019, Read the original article here. Chinese authorities levelled almost half of Yarchen Gar – one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist sites – in August, according to recently published satellite images. More
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    NBA China Woes Refuse To Die, As Tibet Protesters Demonstrate At Brooklyn Nets Game
    October 21, 2019
     
    By Bruce Haring, Deadline, 18 October 2019, Read the original article here. Tibetan rights activists protested tonight alongside Hong Kong democracy activists at the Brooklyn Nets vs Toronto Raptors game at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn. More
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    Hong Kong protests: NBA fans join anti-China display
    October 21, 2019
     
    BBC, 19 October 2019, Read the original article here. Dozens of spectators at a US basketball game have held signs and donned T-shirts and masks in support of protests in Hong Kong. Demonstrators gathered during a match in New York between the Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. The move was organised by film producer Andrew Duncan, who bought 300 tickets for the activists. More
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    Modi govt now plans to promote traditional Tibetan medicine system Sowa-Rigpa
    October 18, 2019
     
    By Himani Chandna, The Print, 17 October 2019, Read the original article here. Sowa-Rigpa or science of healing is based on indigenous medicine of Tibet enriched with Ayurveda, Chinese and Greek medicine. New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is planning to promote the traditional Tibetan system of medicine, known as ‘Sowa-Rigpa’ or Amchi medicine, which is similar to Ayurveda. More
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    Tibetan graduates need to ‘expose and criticise Dalai Lama’ for Chinese govt jobs
    October 18, 2019
     
    By Sutirtho Patranobis, Hindustan Times, 18 October 2019, Read the original article here. The new requirements for Tibetan graduates go beyond what is in the list of qualifications for graduates from other parts of the country, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said in a statement Thursday. More
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    Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers pass Human Rights and Democracy Act
    October 17, 2019
     
    BBC, 16 October 2019 Read orignal news here US lawmakers have supported Hong Kong protesters by passing a bill aimed at upholding human rights in the city. The bill - which still needs to pass the upper house, the Senate - would mandate an annual review, to see whether Hong Kong had sufficient autonomy from the rest of China to justify its special trading status. More
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    House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong
    October 17, 2019
     
    By Haley Byrd, CNN, 15 October 2019 Read original news here. (CNN)The House of Representatives sent a clear rebuke to Beijing and reaffirmed American support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon, as police have intensified crackdowns on protesters in the semiautonomous region in recent weeks. More
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    LeBron James Was Disappointing on China. Expect More of the Same.
    October 16, 2019
     
    Filed by Max Read, Intelligencer. Read the article here. On January 10, 2018, a 49-year-old Omahan named Roy Jones pissed off the Chinese government. At the time, Jones was working overnight shifts as a Marriott customer-care manager, where he made $14 an hour responding to people from the hotel chain’s various Twitter accounts. More
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    CHINA WEAPONIZES EDUCATION TO CONTROL TIBET
    October 16, 2019
     
    Filed by Ben Halder, OZY. Read the article here. In April 2019, China Global Television Network (CGTN) published a short video report from a Lhasa high school. The reporter, wide-eyed and cheery, speaks about the facilities and curricula with unrestrained exuberance. More
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    May visit China, Tibet: Dalai Lama
    October 15, 2019
     
    Ravneet Singh, The Tribune. Read the article here. Patiala, October 14: Over 60 years after he came to India, the Dalai Lama today said there was a possibility of him visiting China and Tibet in the near future. “It is very possible. More
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    China’s Study the Great Nation app ‘enables spying via back door’
    October 15, 2019
     
    BBC, 14 October 2019 Read original news here. The Chinese Communist Party has gained the ability to spy on more than 100 million citizens via a heavily promoted official app, a report suggests. Analysis of the Study the Great Nation app found hidden elements that could help monitor use and copy data, said phone security experts Cure 53. More
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    China inks world’s most ambitious rail deal to connect Tibet with Kathmandu
    October 14, 2019
     
    Filed by India Tv Desk. Read the article here. Nepal shares a long border with Tibet and is home to around 20,000 Tibetan exiles. Every year some 2,500 Tibetans illegally enter Nepal crossing Tibetan border on their way to Dharamshala to meet the 84-year-old Dalai Lama. More
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    Nepal, China will not sign extradition treaty: Sources
    October 14, 2019
     
    Filed by Khabarhub. Read the article here. KATHMANDU: The government of Nepal will not sign an extradition and mutual legal assistance treaty with China during the state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Nepal on Saturday. Chinese President Xi is coming to Nepal on October 12 on a two-day state visit. More
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    In one way, I’m a refugee but I enjoy freedom in India, says Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama
    October 14, 2019
     
    Filed by Times Now. Read the article here. Una: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama has said that “he is a refugee in India” while adding that he enjoys freedom here. The Tibetan leader in exile made the statement while speaking to reporters in Himachal Pradesh’s Una. "We already enjoyed freedom while living in India for over sixty years. More
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    Tibetans urge Narendra Modi to take up issue of Tibet with Xi Jinping
    October 11, 2019
     
    Filed by the Statesman. Read the article here. The National Convener of Core Group for Tibetan Cause, RK Khrimey said the unresolved question of Tibet is a matter of great concern not only to the Tibetans in their homeland and in exile but also to India and rest of the world. More
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    ‘Buddhism in Tibet is a complete tradition’
    October 11, 2019
     
    By Suganthy Krishnamachari, The Hindu, 10 October 2019, Read the original article here. Venerable Samdhong Rinpoche speaks of the salient features of the religion, which originated in India Beginning his study of Buddhism in the Gadhan Dhechenling Monastery, in Tibet, Venerable Samdhong Rinpoche, came to India in 1959, at the age of 20. More
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    Will China meddle in the 2020 election?
    October 10, 2019
     
    Ross Clark, The Spectator, Read original article here.  Vladimir Putin, as we all know, has become chief electoral strategist in the western world. When he wanted Donald Trump president, he merely set his army of trolls to action and the American public was fooled into backing a candidate who would never have got anywhere near the White House otherwise. More
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    China pressing Nepal to sign extradition treaty to ‘clamp down on Tibetans’
    October 10, 2019
     
    Filed by Khabarhub. Read the article here. Nepal is preparing to sign an extradition treaty with China during the Nepal visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping slated for mid-October. According to sources, a draft of the treaty has been readied. A meeting of Council of Ministers needs to endorse it before it is signed. It is still unclear when the Cabinet will approve the treaty. More
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    Dealing With China Isn’t Worth the Moral Cost
    October 10, 2019
     
    By Farhad Manjorr, The New York Times, 9 October 2019, Read the original article here. We thought economic growth and technology would liberate China. Instead, it corrupted us. The People’s Republic of China is the largest, most powerful and arguably most brutal totalitarian state in the world. It denies basic human rights to all of its nearly 1.4 billion citizens. More
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    China Is a Minefield, and Foreign Firms Keep Hitting New Tripwires
    October 9, 2019
     
    By Amy Qin and Julie Creswell, The New York Times, 8 October 2019, Read the original article here. The N.B.A. and others are finding it difficult to stay neutral in an increasingly politicized, and punitive, China. BEIJING — For international companies looking to do business in China, the rules were once simple. Don’t talk about the 3 T’s: Tibet, Taiwan and the Tiananmen Square crackdown. More