Tibet

Boston Celtics face Chinese media ban after Kanter’s comments on Tibet

Dissemination of the Boston Celtics of National Basketball Association (NBA) was cut in China, after comments made by one of the team’s players about Tibetan sovereignty. Describing Chinese President and Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party Xi Jinping as a “brutal dictator”, “Celtics center player” Enes Kanter detailed that he had a message for the national leader and his “henchmen”. …

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China forces Tibetan nomads to transfer ownership of their land to government

(Photo: Tiber Vista) Beijing – Chinese authorities in Qinghai Province are forcing Tibetan nomads to sign an agreement that transfers ownership of their traditional lands to the government. These nomads live almost the same way their ancestors lived centuries ago, tracking and raising cattle on the lush grasslands of the Tibetan Plateau, but Chinese authorities are now preventing these nomads …

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Borders Too Far | The times of Arunachal

Road leading to the border town of Anini. PC: Moji Riba Mobility for all? [ Tongam Rina ] It is rare for ordinary Arunachalees to reach the last Indo-Tibetan border crossings unless invited by the Indian military on formal occasions like peacetime border meetings with China. Clearances are extremely difficult to obtain and most of the time you don’t know …

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Aerial view of Lhasa river in Tibet

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 16, 2021 shows the landscape of the Lhasa Valley in Linzhou County, Lhasa City, southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region. (Photo: Chinese Press Service / Jiang Feibo) The Lhasa River, also known as the Kyichu River, which means happiness in Tibetan, is the main tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River. It is one of the tallest …

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Top Tibetan official transferred to central CCP leadership in Beijing

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMHALA, October 17: The chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Che Dalha, or Qizhala, has reportedly been transferred to Beijing by the Central Chinese Communist Party for a post in the national legislature ahead of the top leadership reshuffle next year, according to the report. Economic times. The new top TAR official will likely be appointed …

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Calls to end the world’s most coveted climb

It has been a difficult few years for Mount Everest thanks to climate change, the coronavirus and desperate climbers. Climbing to the highest point in the world has been the ultimate dream of many hikers, ever since Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953. But calls are growing for the way Mount Everest …

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