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洛杉矶时报记者内蒙采访遭便衣强行扣押驱赶

美国大报之一的洛杉矶时报9月3日发表了该报北京分社社长Alice Su在呼和浩特的长篇采访报道,其中提到该报一名女记者在一所学校内遭到多名便衣男子包围,随后被塞进一辆警车带到一处派出所盘问。尽管她表明是合法采访的记者,但她随身携带的物品还是被拿走。期间,她不被允许致电美国驻北京大使馆,一名公安还用双手勒住她的喉咙,将她推入一间拘押室。

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内蒙通缉百余名反对当局强推“汉语教学”的抗议者

中国内蒙古警方发出协查通告,对100多名“嫌疑人”发出通缉令。从近日内蒙古发生的重大事件分析,这些嫌疑人应该跟参加反对官方在蒙古族学校强推汉语教学的抗议活动有关。

内蒙古通辽市公安局科尔沁区公安分局9月2日在其微信公众号发出的通缉令上就列出了129人。通缉令上给被通缉者标出的罪名是广泛使用的“寻衅滋事”。

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广州家庭教会遭突袭 基督徒获新罪名“招摇撞骗罪”

据基督教人权组织对华援助协会8月22日披露,8月21日晚,广州圣经归正教会东莞小组的十几个基督徒在一起查经时,突然闯入十几个警察、国保和宗教局的工作人员,阻止他们的学习。现场人士透露,警方指控杨传道等人涉嫌传播邪教,属当下“严打”范围。他们把三名基督徒带到派出所。到夜里,另外两位基督徒被释放回家

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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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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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两名藏人赞美达赖喇嘛被判刑

青海泽库县两名藏人通过歌曲赞美达赖喇嘛而在去年遭到拘捕,本月初分别被判处七个月和三年有期徒刑。

一位青海泽库籍藏人本周一向本台表示,青海黄南州泽库县多禾茂乡的藏人康卓才丹和才果因创作和演唱颂扬西藏精神领袖达赖喇嘛的歌曲而遭到拘捕,近日均被判刑。

这位消息人士因考虑到泽库县家乡亲友的安全而不愿录音和具名。消息人士说:“康卓才丹是一位词曲创作人。

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Nepal’s Close Ties With China Weaken Tibetans’ Human Rights Protections: Report

Nepal’s close political ties with China have left Tibetan refugees in the Himalayan country uncertain of their status, vulnerable to abuses of their rights, and restricted in their freedoms of movement and expression, rights groups said this week.

Nepal, which shares a long border with Tibet, is home to at least 20,000 exiles who began arriving in 1959

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Interview: ‘By Forcing my Father to Call me, They’re Trying to Warn me to be Quiet’

Jewlan Shirmemet, a Uyghur who has lived in Turkey’s largest city Istanbul since 2008, had stayed silent about politics until around six months ago, when he began to speak out as part of a campaign to free his mother, Suriye Tursun, from arbitrary detention back home in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR)

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Xinjiang Authorities Institute Mandarin-Only Instruction at Prominent Uyghur High School

Authorities have upended the curriculum at one of the most respected Uyghur high schools in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR), replacing Uyghur language instruction with that of Mandarin Chinese, as part of what the Uyghur diaspora says is a campaign to eradicate their culture in the region.

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Tibetan Exile Leaders, World Lawmakers Call on China to Free Panchen Lama

Tibet’s India-based exile government and supporters in the United States called on Beijing on Monday to free Tibet’s second-best-known religious leader the Panchen Lama, who disappeared as a young boy into Chinese custody on 25 years ago on May 17 and is believed to be languishing under house arrest in an undisclosed location.

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