Tibet development

Draconian Sentences For Tibetan Monks After Monastery Raid

A new Human Rights Watch Report on the secret trials of four Tibetan monks has shed light on repression in Tibet. At The Guardian, Helen Davidson summarized HRW’s report on the raid against a small monastery in the foothills of...

China Reaffirms “Absolute Fight” Against Dalai Lama

An article by a Central Party School scholar and reports of experimental concessions in some Tibetan areas have recently given rise to hopes that China might adopt a softer line towards the Dalai Lama. But after police allegedly...

France 24: Seven Days in Tibet

Cyril Payen, a correspondent for France 24, got rare access to Tibet with a seven-day visa. He interviews activists and shows footage of the severe security presence in Lhasa, as well as the construction around the sacred...

Woeser: “Our Lhasa is on the Verge of Destruction!”

The Chinese government’s development of Tibet in recent years is resulting in the destruction of many historically and culturally significant areas, especially in Lhasa. A recent post by Tibetan writer Woeser looks at the...

Tibet: Culture on the Edge

Outside Magazine has published a slideshow of photos by Phil Borges from his new book, Tibet: Culture on the Edge. The book documents Tibet as it confronts the triple threat of, “global warming, development, and cultural...

83 Buried in Tibet Mine Landslide (Updated)

Rescue efforts by thousands of soldiers, armed police and firefighters turned up a single body on Saturday [see update below], over a day and a half after two million cubic meters of mud and rock buried 83 miners near Lhasa....

Photos: Capturing Change in Tibet

Beautiful scenic photos of Tibet are a controversial matter. Posting them on Twitter will often lead to rebuke from vocal activists who argue that they gloss over the realities of Chinese rule: Typical #Tool used by #China...

Tunnel Linking Last County to Highway System Complete

Xinhua reports from Tibet on the completion of a tunnel to the last remaining county still to be linked to the national highway system: Teams from the two ends of the tunnel, part of a planned highway that will link Metok to the...

China’s Money and Migrants Pour Into Tibet and Stir Unrest

The New York Times reports from Tibet on the impact the surge of Han Chinese migrants is having on the region: …If the influx of money and people has brought new prosperity, it has also deepened the resentment among many...

China to Pump Billions into Western Regions

From AFP: China has said it will invest more than 100 billion dollars this year in 23 new infrastructure projects in impoverished western regions as part of efforts to boost domestic demand. The plan was announced Monday after...

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