Tibet

This time it all went wrong when I made my bucket list trip

Destinations Inspire It is imperative to feel comfortable and safe while traveling. Medjet offers world-class air medical, travel security and crisis response subscriptions, providing peace of mind at an affordable price. My to-do list these days is a little ‘bucket’, but in the good old days, when I was keen enough to hike in the mountains (okay, walk on hills), …

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China completes key section of Beijing-Lhasa road link

Part of its infra push into Tibet, the Lhasa-Nagqu stretch is called the world’s highest highway Continuing to build infrastructure in Tibet, China has completed a key section of the Beijing-Lhasa highway, a 295 km stretch from Lhasa to Nagqu. This section is located at an average elevation of 4,500 meters above sea level, which Chinese state media has called …

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When will Tibet be liberated from China and how? – OpEd – Eurasia Review

It has now been more than six decades since China forcibly occupied Tibet by sending in its army and mercilessly slaughtering protesting Tibetans. The Dalai Lama and his supporters had no choice but to leave Tibet and China has taken severe measures to consolidate its hold over the Tibetan region. He has systematically taken steps to dilute the Tibetan race …

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China’s continued attacks on ethnic Tibetans

(MENAFN-IANS) By Tenzin Choezom The conflict between China and Tibet is still an ongoing issue that has not been able to come to a just and justified conclusion. China’s illegal occupation of Tibet has led to a long struggle that sums up more than six decades of struggle seen mainly from the Tibetan side while there have always been clashes …

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“Stop using human rights to justify meddling in China’s affairs”

UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision UN Human Rights Council meets in Geneva / People’s Vision Human rights should not be used as a pretext to attack China, a group of 65 countries told the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). The group of countries, which was not named in the statement, said criticizing China’s actions …

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Tibetans fear ‘Chinese style’ houses in Qinghai earthquake reconstruction – Radio Free Asia

Survivors of an earthquake earlier this year in a Tibetan-populated county in northwest China’s Qinghai say they fear homes and monasteries demolished in the quake will be rebuilt by authorities in Chinese style, destroying their traditional Tibetan appearance, sources said. The 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Matoe County (Chinese, Maduo) in Qinghai on May 22, killing at least 20 people and …

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Heir to Tibetan apron weaving techniques

LHASA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) – Jedexoi city in Gonggar County, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, is known as the hometown of the “Bangdian”, a kind of apron. stripes made by the Tibetan ethnic group. Bangdian has a history of around 1,500 years. Its weaving techniques were listed in 2006 as one of the intangible cultural heritages of the Chinese state. …

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Tibet office in Geneva testifies before Swiss parliamentarians

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, September 21: The Tibet Bureau in Geneva testified Monday before Swiss parliamentarians. The hearing entitled “Coherent implementation of the Switzerland China strategy: role of Parliament in strengthening human rights” was organized by the parliamentary group on human rights with the parliamentary group for Tibet and other support groups. Two key speakers were Kalden Tsomo from the …

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Bournemouth University team finds handprint in Tibet

A RESEARCH team from the University of Bournemouth has been involved in the discovery of what are believed to be the oldest known examples of still art in the world. Carefully placed hands and footprints have been found immortalized in rock in Tibet by research teams from Guangzhou University in China and Bournemouth University. The footprints are believed to have …

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Chinese PLA conducts night combat exercise at 16,000 feet above sea level near Indian border

New Delhi, September 20 (IANS): The Chinese People’s Liberation Army conducted a night-time combat exercise over 16,000 feet in the Xinjian heights near the Indian border amid the border dispute between the two countries in eastern Ladakh and ongoing military and diplomatic talks to resolve it. Western Theater Command recently conducted the night combat exercise to boost its capabilities, sources …

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