US Sanctions 11 Chinese Firms for Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang

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The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday added to its Entities List 11 Chinese business included in declared human rights abuses in northwestern China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Area (XUAR), disallowing them from access to U.S.-sourced products, technology, and other products, a Department statement stated. The business added to the list preserved by the Department’s Bureau of […]

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Tibetan Land Protesters Get Lengthy Jail Terms in Action Against Gansu Slaughterhouse

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10 Tibetans drew stiff jail terms at the end of June in China’s Gansu province after trying to obstruct building and construction of a slaughterhouse and requiring settlement for taken land in demonstrations that Chinese authorities stated had “disturbed social order,” RFA has actually discovered. Founded guilty at the end of a two-day trial held […]

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Tibetan Monasteries Closed to Outside Visitors on Dalai Lama’s Birthday

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Chinese authorities fanned out throughout Tibetan locations of China over the weekend, warning Tibetan monasteries not to host “outside visitors” throughout the 85 th birthday on July 6 of banished spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a source in exile stated. Locations covered by the restriction consisted of monasteries in western China’s Sichuan and Qinghai provinces, […]

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Taiwan Would Welcome Visit by Tibet’s Dalai Lama, Foreign Ministry Says

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Taiwan would welcome a visit by banished Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a foreign ministry representative stated on Monday, including that any invite would be dealt with under “relevant rules” if a demand to visit is gotten. The Dalai Lama is “welcome to come to Taiwan again to propagate the Buddhist teachings,” spokesperson Joanne […]

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Lao Residents Chafe at Chinese-Language Signs at Construction Sites, SEZs

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Lao residents are voicing increasing inconvenience at the look in the nation of signboards at business locations and constructing sites composed just in Chinese, seeing them as a sign of their effective northern next-door neighbor’s growing financial impact in the impoverished one-party communist state. The signs, often with words composed likewise in Lao however in […]

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China Orders Prayer Flags Taken Down in Tibet in an Assault on Culture, Faith

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Chinese authorities in Tibet have actually bought the damage of prayer flags in lots of parts of the area in among China’s most direct attacks to date on noticeable signs of Tibetan culture and faith, sources in the area state. The campaign, referred to as a program of “behavioral reform,” started in June in Qinghai’s […]

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Calls Mount in Europe For Reciprocal Access to Tibet

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Calls are installing in Europe for member states of the EU to enact legislation requiring that European diplomats, reporters, and scientists be approved access to travel in Tibet, an area mostly limited to outsiders while Chinese nationals can easily take a trip throughout European countries, a Tibet advocacy group stated in a brand-new report on […]

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Tibet’s Environment, Is It Better or Worse?

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Claims by China that Tibet under Beijing’s guideline has actually secured and maintained its environment are opposed by miles of mountains scarred by mining and rivers fouled by chemical waste, with Tibetans opposing Chinese mining business’ attacks on their homeland regularly beaten and apprehended, Tibetan sources state. ” Southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Area [TAR] stays […]

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Banana Farms in Laos Sicken Villagers, Even as They Provide Steady Work

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China-invested banana plantations in Laos are sickening Lao villagers exposed to farming chemicals, however likewise provide an earnings for the neighborhoods in which the farms are positioned, according to sources in the one-party communist state. Villagers dealing with the farms end up being worn out and weak after just 2 or 3 years dealing with […]

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Tibetan Students, State Workers Barred From Religious Events in Lhasa

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Chinese authorities are carefully seeing civil servant and students in Tibet’s local capital Lhasa throughout the Buddhist holy month of Legend Dawa, prohibiting them from taking part in standard religious events, according to sources in Tibet. Legend Dawa, which falls on the 4th month of the Tibetan lunar calendar and started this year on Might […]

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