This series is a month-by-month recap of censorship instructions issued to the media by government...
by Samuel Wade | Dec 18, 2012
At JimRomenesko.com, Jason Feifer pointed out a 1694 report on developments in the Chinese court, in light of mistakes made in the rush to cover episodes like the Newtown shooting. “As we look at what went wrong,” he...
by Scott Greene | May 31, 2012
Security forces in Lhasa have detained or expelled hundreds of residents and pilgrims, according to a local source, after two monks reportedly set themselves on fire outside the Jokhang Temple on Sunday in the most serious...
by Samuel Wade | May 27, 2012
Two unidentified Tibetan monks reportedly set fire to themselves in front of Lhasa’s Jokhang Temple on Sunday. From Radio Free Asia: “The security forces arrived immediately and put out the fire and all the tourists in the area...
by alicebirney | Mar 10, 2011
High Peaks Pure Earth has translated Woeser’s response to a CCTV poll which claimed that Lhasa was China’s happiest city: I laughed and asked back, living under gunpoint day and night, being followed by snipers even...
by Paulina Hartono | Jul 22, 2010
A new Human Rights Watch report criticizes the Chinese government’s response to the 2008 Tibet riots. From the New York Times: The report, released on Wednesday night, said security officers, mostly ethnic Han members of...
by Paulina Hartono | Jun 29, 2010
Following patriotic re-education classes, some monks have changed their stance on the March 2008 Lhasa riots. From the New York Times: It was the much the same as on March 28, 2008, when the monk, Norgye, and dozens of fellow...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 7, 2010
AP reports that security is still heavy in the streets of Tibet two years after riots engulfed Lhasa: Their presence is so common that people in Lhasa were startled last week when the uniformed patrols seemingly disappeared. In...
Dui Hua Human Rights Journal: Tibetan Guide’s Incitement Case Surfaces: 3-Year Sentence for Emails, Text Messages
by dwang | Jun 23, 2009
From the Dui Hua Human Rights Journal: Dui Hua has obtained and produced English translations of the indictment and verdict (original documents in PDF) for a previously unknown case of a Tibetan sentenced to three years in...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 20, 2009
The New York Times follows up with monks who staged a public protest during a visit to their monastery by foreign journalists in April 2008, following widespread protests throughout Tibetan areas: That daring protest, in April...
by dwang | Apr 28, 2009
A Chinese court has unexpectedly delayed the sentencing of living Buddha Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche, arrested March 18 during the 2008 Lhasa riots for possession of illegal weapons and seizing government land, possibly due to...
by dwang | Mar 26, 2009
Austin Ramzy explains why blocking YouTube undermines the Chinese government’s claim that the video of Chinese policemen beating Tibetan detainees after the March 2008 Lhasa riots is faked. From The China Blog at...
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