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New report finds China’s repression of Uyghurs continues outside its borders

China’s campaign against ethnic Uyghurs extends well beyond its borders, according to a new report from a rights advocacy group that says Chinese agents have tracked, harassed and threatened members of the Muslim community in 22 countries.

“The scale of China’s transnational repression of Uyghurs

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Tibetans forced to demolish school attached to monastery in Sichuan’s Karze

Tibetan school officials were forced to hastily demolish a school attached to Drago Monastery in Karze prefecture (Ganzi in Chinese) in western China’s Sichuan province last month, when Chinese authorities accused the temple of violating land use laws, a monk living in southern India told RFA’s Tibetan Service.

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Dread among Tibetans as ‘butcher of Xinjiang’ named new Tibet party boss

The newly appointed Chinese Communist Party (CCP) boss in Tibet, a hardline apparatchik under multiple international sanctions for severe human rights abuses in neighboring Xinjiang, is expected to apply to Tibet’s Buddhists the same harsh policies carried out against the Muslims in Xinjiang, Tibetans and experts said.

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China erases memories of popular Tibetan monk who died in prison

Chinese authorities are banning public discussion of a popular Tibetan religious teacher six years after his death in a Sichuan prison, removing him from official religious histories and shutting down an online chat group devoted to his memory, Tibetan sources say.

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Uyghur Man Draws 15-Year Prison Term for Contacting Uncles Overseas

A Uyghur man living in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) was sent to an internment camp four years ago for the crime of speaking to relatives overseas, contradicting Chinese claims that Uyghur residents of the region are free to keep in touch with family members abroad.

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Retired Parents of Uyghur Activist Confirmed Detained in Xinjiang

Activist Shamsiye Hajibeg is the wife of Nurmemet Abdulmijit Turkistani, president of the East Turkestan Australian Association, a Uyghur advocacy group. It is believed that authorities in Xinjiang have placed dozens of members of Nurmemet’s family into camps, though little detailed information is known about their fate.

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China Closes Tibetan School in Qinghai, Leaving Many Students Adrift

Authorities in a Tibetan-populated county of northwestern China’s Qinghai province have shut down a Tibetan-run private school, forcing some students to enroll in government schools but leaving others who have no families to fend for themselves, Tibetan sources say.

The Sengdruk Taktse School, located in Darlag (in Chinese, Dali) county

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四川石渠县再有五十三名藏人被捕

大批中共军警于8月22日抵达位于四川甘孜州石渠县温波镇境内针对寺院和居民住宅进行突袭搜查,并以持有达赖喇嘛法像为由先后拘捕了约60名僧俗藏人。最新消息披露,当地又有53名藏人因同样的指控遭到拘捕。

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Noted Uyghur Folklore Professor Serving Prison Term in China’s Xinjiang

An internationally recognized expert in Uyghur folklore and ethnographer who disappeared in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) more than three years ago has been confirmed as being imprisoned by authorities, according to her former co-workers at Xinjiang University.

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Camp Death of Principal, Lengthy Jailing of Six Teachers at Uyghur High School Confirmed

New information has come to light about the death of a principal and the jailing of six teachers at a Uyghur-language school arrested by authorities in 2017 amid a deepening crackdown on Uyghur education, culture, and language in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR).

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Tibetan Writer Under Surveillance Over Contacts Outside of Tibet

Chinese authorities are closely watching a Tibetan writer after they discovered she had contact with people outside Tibet.

Pema Tso, author of numerous articles and poems published in Tibetan magazines, has been teaching Tibetan language in Rebkong (Tongren in Chinese) for the past 30 years.

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Four Tibetan Monks Handed Harsh Prison Terms After Police Raid: Report

Chinese authorities in Tibet last year sentenced four Tibetan monks to long prison terms following a violent raid by police on their monastery in Tingri county, a New York-based rights group said in a report released this week.

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