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In China’s far west the ‘perfect police state’ is emerging

June 23, 2017

One by one armoured personnel carriers, some with machine guns poking from their turrets, rolled towards People’s Square where a 12-metre statue of Mao Zedong was preparing to preside over the latest in a series of tub-thumping “anti-terror” rallies to be held here in the heartlands of China’s Muslim Uighur minority this year.......Read More

The Tibet Recipe, a New Airport in Xinjiang

June 21, 2017

On July 15, 1953, a CIA note dealing with “Chinese Communist Troops, West Tibet” and “Road Construction, Sinkiang to Tibet and Ladakh” mentioned that late 1952, the 2 Cavalry Regiment, commanded by one Han Tse-min, had set up his headquarters at Gartok (the main trade centre in Western Tibet)......Read More

Recreating China’s Imagined Empire

June 20, 2017

China’s influence in the world has become a persistent theme of these early days of the Donald Trump era. During his campaign, Trump portrayed China (not entirely incorrectly) as the leading malefactor in the politics of international trade—holding its currency down in order to pump out exports, while making it hard for foreign companies to enter its own vast market.......Read More

Tibet: A Glossary of Repression

June 20, 2017

China’s authorities place extraordinary emphasis on the importance of propaganda (xuanchuan)[1]in sustaining their rule. This phenomenon is particularly evident in Tibet, where there has been a long history of human rights violations, extreme hostility towards political rights, and heavy restrictions on the rights to freedom of expression and access to information.......Read More

China’s Cult of Stability Is Killing Tibetans

June 14, 2017

On the morning of May 19, 22-year-old Tibetan monk Jamyang Losal set himself alight in Qinghai province’s Tsojang Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture. Losal, who died at the scene, was the 150th Tibetan to set himself on fire in protest against Chinese policy on the Tibetan Plateau since 2009.......Read More


ཟླ་བ་ ༦ ཚེས ༦ ༢༠༡༧

བོད་མཐོ་སྒང་གལ་ཆེན་པོ་རེད་ཅེས་བཤད་པ་ཙམ་གྱིས་འགྲིག་གི་ཡོད་པ་མ་རེད། གལ་ཆེན་པོ་ག་འདྲ་རེད་ཟེར་བ་དེར་དེང་སང་གི་ཚན་རིག་པ་མང་པོ་ཞིག་གིས་བོད་མཐོ་སྒང་འདི་ཆུ་དང་གངས་རིའི་ཐད་ནས་གལ་ཆེན་པོ་ཡིན་པ་དང་། ས་ཡི་མཐོ་ཚད་དང་གནམ་གཤིས་ཀྱི་ཐོག་ནས་གལ་ཆེན་པོ་ཡིན་པ་སོགས་བཤད་པ་ཚང་མ་ཚུར་བསྡོམས་བརྒྱབ་རྗེས། དེ་ལ་ཁ་སྣོན་བྱས་ཏེ་འཛམ་གླིང་སྤྱི་ཡོངས་ལ་བཀྲམ་དགོས་པ་དེ་ང་ཚོའི་ལས་དོན་གཉིས་པ་རེད།.......རྒྱས་པ་འདིར་གཟིགས་

China’s Imperial Overreach

May 25, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tenure has been marked by high ambition. His vision – the “Chinese dream” – is to make China the world’s leading power by 2049, the centenary of communist rule. But Xi may be biting off more than he can chew.......Read More

The Tibet Insight News

May 15, 2017

Nagchu Party Secretary Sangay Tashi inspects monasteries in Nagchu and urges monks to continue to promote ‘patriotic love’ under the leadership of the Temple Management Cadres, abide by the law and actively teach how to ‘adapt socialism with Tibetan Buddhism’.......Read More

The Chinese tantrums

April 21, 2017

The McMahon Line was declared as the border between India and Tibet under a tripartite accord signed in 1914. Tawang was on the Indian side of this line. China repudiated this accord. But, following Independence, India took control of Tawang in 1951.......Read More

Nervous China ramps up religious persecution

April 19, 2017

President Xi Jinping’s China is becoming a more fearful place. The government has cracked down both on dissent and contact with the West. Religious persecution also is rising: the communist god that failed fears competition.......Read More