Tibet

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Tibet monks jailed with no apparent evidence of wrongdoing, says HRW
Four men were jailed for up to 20 years after violent raid on monastery in 2019, says Human Rights Watch

Helen Davidson in Taipei

06, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Don’t ignore the plight of Tibet under the Chinese Communist party | Letter
Letter: Chinese rule in Tibet has been characterised by brutal repression and ethnic cleansing, writes Terry Philpot – and yet the rest of the world takes little interest

Letters

01, Jul, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Tiananmen Square, Uyghur Court: Tower Hamlets plans name changes in solidarity
As the Chinese embassy prepares to move in, councillors vote to support the ‘freedom and diversity of our borough’

Haroon Siddique

19, Mar, 2021 @12:07 PM

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Yak politics: Tibetans’ vegetarian dilemma amid China meat boom
While China pushes for more industrialised farms, Buddhist monks urge now-sedentary nomads to embrace vegetarianism

Michael Standaert

04, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The Observer view on how the west should deal with rising China | Observer editorial
Xi Jinping’s expansionist policies abroad and dictatorship at home make pressing the need for new geopolitical strategy

Observer editorial

03, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Buddha would be green': Dalai Lama calls for urgent climate action
Exclusive: The Dalai Lama warns of terrible consequences of climate inaction

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

11, Nov, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Top 10 books about the Himalayas | Ed Douglas
Along with spectacular adventures, these books record a richly diverse culture that has often been missed in accounts of derring-do

Ed Douglas

21, Oct, 2020 @10:36 AM

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How did an NYPD officer from Tibet end up accused of spying for China?
Baimadajie Angwang, accused of ‘reporting on activities of Chinese citizens’, targeted a community center in Queens, stoking divisions in the community

Amanda Holpuch in New York

29, Sep, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Report charts China's expansion of mass labour programme in Tibet
Researcher says 500,000 rural workers trained for factories this year in programme likened to Xinjiang operations

Helen Davidson and agencies

22, Sep, 2020 @10:59 AM

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‘Chairman Xi’ seeks only to purge and subjugate. That is his weakness | Simon Tisdall
From Tibet to Taiwan, China’s leader is intent on wielding absolute power. Instead he is fanning the flames of dissent

Simon Tisdall

06, Sep, 2020 @6:56 AM

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Eat the Buddha by Barbara Demick review – voices from a forbidden culture
A detailed, vivid – and rare – portrait of the Tibetans struggling as their way of life is eroded by Beijing

Tania Branigan

23, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Charles Allen obituary
Author of Plain Tales from the Raj, and historian concerned with ’relearning’ the role of orientalists in south Asia

David Loyn

21, Aug, 2020 @1:52 PM

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