Xinjiang Authorities Instruct Residents to Mislead Investigators Over Population Controls

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are preparing local residents for visits with outside “inspectors” by ordering them to disavow knowledge of “family planning” policies targeting Uyghurs that a recent report equated to genocide, according to sources.

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Chinese Tourists Crowd Lhasa Holy Sites, Tibetans Barred From Entry

Chinese tourists are pouring into Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa in large numbers, crowding religious sites barred to many Tibetans as the city opens to outside visitors after the easing of coronavirus prevention restrictions, sources in Lhasa say

Arrivals from China have quadrupled since fears have eased over the spread of COVID-19

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Tibetan Resistance Fighter Ama Adhe Dies in Dharamsala

Former Tibetan resistance fighter Ama Adhe, who spent more than a quarter century as a political prisoner for her role in fighting off Chinese invaders in eastern Tibet has died in Dharamsala, India, at the age of 88, Tibetan sources say.

Born Adhe Tapontsang in 1932 in Nyagrong, a Tibetan-populated county in western China’s Sichuan

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20 Villagers Missing in Myanmar’s Chin State From Conflict in Rakhine

Yu Xinyong was sentenced to four-and-a-half years’ imprisonment by the Lixia District People’s Court in the provincial capital Jinan, which found him guilty of “picking quarrels and stirring up trouble,” a charge often used to prosecute peaceful critics of the ruling Chinese Communist Party.

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Xinjiang Authorities Relocate Camp Detainees to Restricted-Access ‘Residential Area’

Authorities in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) prefecture in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have established a special, restricted-access “residential area” to relocate Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities released from internment camps, according to local officials.

Confirmation of the new facility in the southern XUAR’s Uyghur heartland comes amid indications

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中国严查“违法不良信息” 多人被拘

上一个月,中国全国网信办受理网络违法和不良信息举报近一千五百万件,同比上升超过两成。另外,湖北、四川及新疆,近期有网民因在微信发言,受到行政拘留处罚。

中国国家互联网信息办公室违法和不良信息举报中心公布的统计数据显示,今年七月,全国各级网络举报部门受理举报1454.9万件

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帮助访民 山东于新永被判囚四年

两年前六四周年前夕被抓捕的山东异议人士于新永,被裁定“寻衅滋事”罪成,判刑四年半。于新永以帮助弱势社群争取权益见称。外界认为,他遭到重判与他多年来积极追求民主有关。

济南市历下区法院上周透过视像向身在看守所的于新永宣判,裁定他“寻衅滋事”罪成,判刑四年半。根据判决书,于新永纠集他人

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国安法开始发力,香港民主派候选人遭“政审”

前香港众志秘书长、知名活动人士黄之锋周日(7月26日)晚间在脸书上发文说,他参选的九龙东选区的选举主任蔡敏君向他提出了一份内容很长的问题单,事无巨细地询问他与港府对立的政治主张。黄之锋称,这“充分反映政权巨细无遗的政治审查”。

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Tibetan Monasteries Closed to Outside Visitors on Dalai Lama’s Birthday

Chinese authorities fanned out across Tibetan areas of China over the weekend, warning Tibetan monasteries not to host “outside visitors” during the 85th birthday on July 6 of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a source in exile said.

Areas covered by the prohibition included monasteries in western China’s Sichuan and Qinghai provinces, and parts of the Kanlho

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China Imposes Harsh Controls on Anniversary of Revered Lama’s Death

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have imposed tight controls on the movements of Tibetans in Lithang, hometown of revered lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, five years after the well-loved religious teacher’s death under suspicious circumstances in a Chinese prison, Tibetan sources say.

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, 65, died on July 12, 2015 while serving a life sentence following what rights groups

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Tibetan Land Protesters Get Lengthy Jail Terms in Action Against Gansu Slaughterhouse

Ten Tibetans drew stiff prison terms at the end of June in China’s Gansu province after attempting to block construction of a slaughterhouse and demanding compensation for confiscated land in protests that Chinese authorities said had “disturbed social order,” .

Convicted at the end of a two-day trial held from June 28 to 29 in Gansu’s Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, the men were sentenced

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Tibetan Former Political Prisoner Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Release

A Tibetan protester named Trinley Choeden, also called Samdrub, died in a hospital in Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa earlier this year after suffering years of bad health following two terms in prison.

News of Samdrub’s death in February was delayed in reaching outside contacts due to information clampdowns imposed

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