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News China » Tibet: A Dance for Tibetan New Year, Then 17 Hours in Custody

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/18/world/asia/tibet-china-journalists.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

DZONGSAR MONASTERY, China — The monks, dressed in crimson robes and wielding blue plastic swords, were rehearsing a dance they would perform the next day in celebration of the Tibetan New Year. Then a uniformed police officer appeared in the temple and ...

News China » Tibet: Fire damages Tibet's hallowed Jokhang temple

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/fire-damages-tibets-hallowed-jokhang-temple/ar-BBJjyfq
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The status of Tibet is one of China's most sensitive politics topics. Travel to the region is heavily restricted and news about the region is often censored. Jokhang Temple is widely considered to be one of the most sacred and important sites in Tibet.

News China » Tibet: Tibet's Jokhang Temple fire news censored in China

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/19/Tibets-Jokhang-Temple-fire-news-censored-in-China/5111519046600/?spt=rrs&or=2
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

An exclusive report putting perspective on the week's most important developments. Feb. 19 (UPI) --News of a major fire at Tibet's most important temple is being partly censored in Chinese media, while the destruction of an ancient terracotta warrior is ...

News China » Tibet: “Tibet is an issue of morality,” Tibetan Prez Sangay in Japan

News channel or source: http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?id=40151
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“Tibet is an issue of morality and moral is at the very core of Tibet issue. What we seek from China are freedom, justice and democracy, which are denied for the Tibetan people,” Dr Sangay told a gathering at the Reitaku University. Dr. Lobsang Sangay ...

News China » Tibet: ‘Devastating’ Videos Show Jokhang Temple, ‘Heart Of Tibetan Buddhism,’ Consumed By Fire

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/e2-80-98devastating-e2-80-99-videos-show-jokhang-temple-e2-80-98heart-of-tibetan-buddhism-e2-80-99-consumed-by-fire/ar-BBJgWKz
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Some observers, however, have expressed concern that China may be suppressing information about the blaze, which occurred a day after Losar, the traditional Tibetan New Year. “This has increased the fear of people that something really serious has ...

News China » Tibet: Sacred Tibetan Jokhang Monastery Catches Fire

News channel or source: https://www.theepochtimes.com/sacred-tibetan-jokhang-monastery-catches-fire_2444890.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

They also found that few Chinese media had published articles on the incident. China has ruled Tibet with an iron fist since Chinese troops marched in and took over the region in 1950. The Chinese regime has routinely denied their repression of the ...

News China » Tibet: Fire hits Jokhang monastery, one of Tibet's most sacred

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/fire-hits-jokhang-monastery-one-tibets-most-sacred-052720311.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

China has ruled Tibet since the 1950s, and has been accused of trying to eradicate its Buddhist-based culture through political and religious repression. Beijing insists that Tibetans enjoy extensive freedoms and argues that it has brought economic growth ...

News China » Tibet: Main chapel unaffected by weekend fire at Tibetan monastery

News channel or source: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/article200872414.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Beijing accuses him of seeking to separate Tibet from China, which he denies. China doesn't recognize the Tibetan government-in-exile and hasn't held any dialogue with the representatives of the Dalai Lama since 2010.

News China » Tibet: Nepal's new PM Oli to deepen ties with China as lever with India; to revive dam project

News channel or source: http://www.domain-b.com/economy/worldeconomy/20180220_dam_project.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

He also spoke about improving rail and road network between Nepal and China through Tibet. "Once China brings its rail network up to Shigatse and then Kyirong in Tibet, it should be easy to extend it to Nepal. It's lower in altitude than Tibet, and the ...

News China » Tibet: Fire-hit Jokhang temple streets reopen after blaze at Tibet holy site

News channel or source: http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/world/fire-hit-jokhang-temple-streets-reopen-after-blaze-at-tibet-holy-site/article/515221
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The area has been the site of past protests against Beijing's presence in Tibet. On Twitter, which is blocked in China, Tibetans abroad noted that photos and posts about the blaze were quickly being censored. Robert Barnett, a London-based Tibetologist ...