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    The Environmental Nightmare of China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative
    May 23, 2019
     
    Read the original article here. Editor’s Note: This letter was submitted by Henri Malosse, a member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), in which he served as president from April 2013 to October 2015. More
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    EU expects the immediate release of the human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng
    May 23, 2019
     
    By European Interest, Read the original article here. The European Union expects the immediate release of Yu Wensheng, as well as other detained and convicted human rights defenders and lawyers including Wang Quanzhang, Qin Yongmin, Gao Zhisheng, Ilham Tohti, Huang Qi, Tashi Wangchuk, Li Yuhan, Wu Gan and Liu Feiyue. More
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    China’s attack on Uighurs isn’t counterterrorism. It’s ugly repression.
    May 23, 2019
     
    By Nathan Sales and Sam Brownback, Read the original article here. Nathan Sales is the ambassador at large for counterterrorism and Sam Brownback is the ambassador at large for international religious freedom at the State Department. More
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    Mysterious spike of ozone-destroying chemical is traced to east China
    May 23, 2019
     
    The Washington Post, 22 May 2019 Read original article here A troubling spike in emissions of a globally banned chemical that damages the Earth’s protective ozone layer has been traced to two provinces in eastern China, according to a study published Wednesday that has alarmed scientists who monitor the planet’s atmosphere. More
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    Statement by the Spokesperson on the trial of Chinese human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng
    May 23, 2019
     
    European Union, 21 May 2019 Read original statement here. Prominent Chinese human rights lawyer Mr Yu Wensheng, who for a number of years has defended human rights and promoted the rule of law in China and represented human rights activists and lawyers, was put on trial behind closed doors on 9 May at the Intermediate People’s Court of Xuzhou City. More
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    The tumultuous history of Tibet
    May 22, 2019
     
    US ambassador to China ‘unsettles’ Beijing by announcing state visit to the disputed region The US ambassador to China is to visit the disputed region of Tibet this week, further stoking tensions between Washington and Beijing amid an ongoing trade war. More
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    UK to appoint first human rights ambassador
    May 21, 2019
     
    Patrick Wintour, For original article,Click here. The British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocratic regimes under greater scrutiny. More
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    China’s Digital Wall Around Tibet
    May 21, 2019
     
    Coda Story, Read original article here. Echoing methods which have already been used to control Uyghurs in Xinjiang, the Chinese government has tightened its grip around Tibet by securing an already nearly impassable border with drones, facial recognition and radar. More
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    As Trump escalates China trade dispute, economic ties lose stabilizing force in matters of national security
    May 20, 2019
     
    The Washington Post, 19 May 2019, Read original article here. The United States for years relied on economic interdependence with China as a stabilizing force in relations with Beijing, with business between the two nations forming what former treasury secretary Hank Paulson used to call the “ballast” in U.S.-China affairs. More
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    U.S. Ambassador to China visiting Tibet this week
    May 20, 2019
     
    Reuters, 20 May 2019, Read original article here BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad was scheduled to visit Tibet this week, a U.S. embassy spokesperson said, the first visit to the region by a U.S. ambassador since 2015, amid escalating trade tensions between Washington and Beijing. More
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    Human Rights in Tibet Took Downward Turn in 2018: Report
    May 18, 2019
     
    The human rights situation in Tibet took a sharp downward turn last year with tightened restrictions on travel by Tibetans and the introduction by China of a campaign against "organized crime" targeting Tibetan civil society and cultural practices, an India-based rights group said in an annual report released on Thursday. More
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    60th Year of Suppression Marked with More Clampdowns
    May 18, 2019
     
    Aiming to stop the spread of Tibetan Buddhism in mainland China, CCP is tightening its grip over any religious activities or expression of traditional culture. More
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    China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
    May 17, 2019
     
    By Rustem Shir, For original article,Click here. A key part of China’s campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language. Abduweli Ayup fled Xinjiang (also known as East Turkestan) in August 2015 to escape persecution from the Chinese Communist Party. More
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    China’s Digital Wall Around Tibet
    May 16, 2019
     
    By Nithin Coca, For original article, Click here. For right-wing and populist governments around the world, border walls are both a solution and symbol. In the United States, President Donald Trump shut down the government in 2018 after he was denied federal funding for $5. More
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    China blocks Wikipedia in all languages
    May 16, 2019
     
    Articles on pro-democracy protests had long been inaccessible but it is a total shutdown now Authorities in China have blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia’s owner said on Wednesday. “In April, the Wikimedia Foundation determined that Wikipedia was no longer accessible in China,” Samantha Lien, spokeswoman for the Wikimedia Foundation, which owns Wikipedia, said in a email. More
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    Dr Lobsang Sangay: ‘The human rights situation in Tibet has gone from bad to worse
    May 16, 2019
     
    By Theodoros Benakis, For the original article,Click here. "The EU and the other nations must take a strong position against such attempts of undermining the fundamental values that their countries are founded upon," says Dr Lobsang Sangay, the president of the Tibetan-government-in-exile. More
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    President Xi agreed to meet Dalai Lama in Delhi in 2014: Book
    May 16, 2019
     
    SOURCE: PTI, For original article, Click here. New Delhi, May 15 Chinese President Xi Jinping during his visit to India in 2014 had agreed to meet Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama but the meeting didn't happen as New Delhi was "cautious" about it, claims a new book. More
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    China Has Been Running Global Influence Campaigns for Years
    May 15, 2019
     
    By Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian and Zach Dorfman, Read the original article here. Pro-China protests ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics were orchestrated by Chinese officials. The world thought they were a spontaneous showing of Chinese nationalism. More
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    China Influences 3 Journalists to Probe in Nepal for Writing Dalai Lama Article
    May 14, 2019
     
    Three journalists in Nepal are facing the influence of China as they are facing an investigation from the government for translating an article about His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The journalists published the article about the Tibetan spiritual leader admitted to a hospital in New Delhi in the recent past but was soon discharged from there, fully recovered. More
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    India, Tibet and China: The Eternal Triangle
    May 14, 2019
     
    It is imperative that the two oldest civilizations and nuclear powers maintain a relationship which is based on mutual respect, equality and justice. Self Determination or Autonomy of 6 million Tibetans is central to any such agreement.   Tibet in history Tibet lies between the ancient civilizations of India and China. More