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    The Cyber War Against Tibet
    February 21, 2019
     
    By Tenzin Dalha Cyberattacks are having a chilling effect on the Central Tibetan Administration and Tibetan diaspora. Cisco Talos, a group of world-class researchers, analysts, and engineers, recently uncovered a new cyber espionage campaign delivering a malicious Microsoft PowerPoint document using a mailing list run by the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). More
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    Haley Tried to Block Appointment of Chinese Diplomat to Key U.N. Post. He Got the Job Anyway.
    February 20, 2019
     
    BY ROBBIE GRAMER, COLUM LYNCH, Foreign Policy, FEBRUARY 14, 2019In one of her final acts as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley tried but failed to prevent a veteran Chinese diplomat from landing an influential post as the U.N. special envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region. More
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    Countries Condemn Pulwama Terror Attack At Munich Conference
    February 18, 2019
     
    All India | Press Trust of India | February 17, 2019 Read original news here NEW DELHI: India raised the issue of the Pulwama terror attack, which left 40 CRPF men dead, during bilateral meetings with several countries, including the US, Germany and Russia, at the three-day Munich Security Conference that concluded today, officials said. More
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    YPU hosts Tibetan President
    February 16, 2019
     
    AYUMI SUDO FEB 15, 2019 Yale University, Read original news here President of the Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay discussed issues such as the current state of Tibet, Tibet-China relations, China’s growing influence in global politics and the future of Tibetan independence to an audience of 50 attendees at a Yale Political Union talk on Thursday afternoon. More
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    A letter to Xi Jinping: time to reset relations
    February 16, 2019
     
    Charles Parton, FEBRUARY 13, 2019 Read original news here Dear Mr Xi Jinping, I hope you don’t mind my presumption in writing to you about revamping EU/UK — China policy. You know far more about China than I ever shall, but after 37 years of working for the British and EU diplomatic services mainly on China, I know a little about how we view things. More
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    Xi Jinping: Digital ‘little red book’ tops App Store in China
    February 16, 2019
     
    By Beijing bureau BBC News, 15 February 2019 Read original news here China's most popular app over the last few days has been one that's red in face and at heart. With a scarlet logo reading "study" in Chinese, or "study Xi" as an ingenious pun, the app aims at shaping the nation's minds under Xi Jinping's presidency. More
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    What Valentine’s Day Can Teach Us About Peace
    February 16, 2019
     
    By Marina Yoshimura  FEBRUARY 15, 2019 •THE WORLD AT YALE, UNCATEGORIZED “Peace should be the mainstream,” Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Prime Minister of the Central Tibetan Administration said to the student crowd at Pierson College. “It’s Valentine’s Day, and I’m sure you have many appointments, so I thank you for being here,” he added. More
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    Chinese students in Canada report Uygur activist’s talk to consulate
    February 15, 2019
     
    Friday, 15 February, 2019, South China Morning Post, Read original news here The news of a talk by a Uygur activist spread quickly on campus, ricocheting across WeChat, the Chinese messaging aE-mail * By registering you agree to our T&Cs & Privacy Policy A group of Chinese students at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, learned that Rukiye Turdush a vocal critic of Beijing’s trea More
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    Tibetan-Canadian student defiant amid nationalist protests
    February 15, 2019
     
    by Viola Zhou and Grace Tsoi, Inkstone, 14 February 2019 Read original news here An incoming Tibetan-Canadian student union president at the University of Toronto has pledged to continue advocating for a “free Tibet” after her support for Tibetan self-determination prompted protests from Chinese nationalists. More
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    Sweden Investigates Its Ambassador to China After Report of Secret Talks to Free Publisher
    February 14, 2019
     
    By Chris Buckley and Christina Anderson, Feb. 14, 2019 Read original news here BEIJING — Sweden said it was investigating its ambassador to China after she was accused of arranging unauthorized, secret talks between the daughter of a Swedish bookseller detained in China and two Chinese men who had offered to help free him, but instead pressured her to keep silent. More
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    Map of aggression
    February 14, 2019
     
    Claude Arpi, 14 February 2019 | Read original news here Before making any outrageous claims on border issues, Chinese officials are better advised to do their homework well about history and geography Hua Chunying, the spokesperson of the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has a poor knowledge of history and even geography. More
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    President of Tibetan People to share peace lessons for the world at URI
    February 13, 2019
     
    The University of Rhode Island, 12 Feb 2019 Read original news here KINGSTON, R.I. – February 12, 2019 – The Center for Nonviolence and Peace Studies at the University of Rhode Island will host Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan Administration, for an invited lecture Thursday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. More
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    China opposes PM’s Arunachal visit, India holds its stand, hits back strongly
    February 12, 2019
     
     Saima Siddiqui February 9, 2019 Read original news here New Delhi: India’s ministry of external affairs reacted sharply after Chinese government “firmly opposed” Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the sensitive boarder state, Arunachal Pradesh. More
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    Blizzards in Tibet kill thousands of livestock
    February 12, 2019
     
    Aljazeera, 10 Feb 2019 Read original news here Blizzards in Tibet have left thousands of head of livestock dead and roads covered in up to 45cm of snow, state media reported. One house collapsed and hundreds of people were left without water or electricity. The snow made roads impassable and also trapped people in their homes, state media reported. More
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    ‘Shame for humanity’: Turkey urges China to close Uighur camps
    February 11, 2019
     
    Aljazeera, 10 February 2019 Read original news here Turkey has condemned China's treatment of its Muslim ethnic Uighur people as "a great cause of shame for humanity" and asked it to close the "concentration camps". In a statement on Saturday, Turkish foreign ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy said that Chinahas arbitrarily detained more than a million Uighurs. More
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    Taiwan takes dig at China’s lack of democracy in new year message
    February 4, 2019
     
    Reuters, 4 Feb 2019 Read original news here TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen took a dig at China’s lack of freedom in a message to mark Tuesday’s start of the Lunar New Year, saying she hoped ethnic Chinese all over the world could experience the “blessing” of democracy. More
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    New website shows how Apple cooperates with Chinese government to censor VPN apps, Western news and human rights magazines
    February 4, 2019
     
    Daily Mail, Read original news here A new website shows how much Apple allows the Chinese government to censor what people are allowed to download from the iOS App Store. The site was created by the non-profit organization GreatFire, which monitors what websites are censored in China and teaches users how to circumvent internet censorship. Applecensorship. More
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    Will Xi Lose This Poker Match? – The US-China Trade Conflict
    February 2, 2019
     
    by Grant Newsham February 1, 2019, Read original news here Trump has changed the game. Chinese negotiators, led by Vice Premier Liu He, are in Washington D.C. hoping to reach a deal on trade matters before higher tariffs on Chinese imports kick-in on March 1, 2019. If this was a poker game, President Trump has three aces while Xi Xinping has a pair of twos. More
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    Xi’s China Is Steamrolling Its Own History
    February 1, 2019
     
    BY PAMELA KYLE CROSSLEY, Foreign Policy, JANUARY 29, 2019 The Chinese Communist Party sees the past as a resource to be plundered by the present. Chinese President Xi Jinping is directing a vast ideological war across multiple theaters—politics, culture, ethics, economy, strategy, and foreign relations. More
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    Course Correction: Toward an Effective and Sustainable China Policy [Washington, DC Report Launch]
    February 1, 2019
     
    Asia Times, 1 Feb 2019 Read original news here Two years into the Trump administration, the United States and the People’s Republic of China find their bilateral relationship at a dangerous crossroads. As more stresses and strains beset their relationship, both sides are casting about for redefinitions of their national interest and new policy directions for attaining them. More