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In Tibet: China holds training, cracks down on spread of info via WeChat

Dharamshala — Sources from northeastern Tibet's Zeku county report that Chinese authorities are requiring a training for WeChat group chat organizers as a new way to control the spread of information within and outside of Tibet.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 October 2017 16:04

Road to Tibet reopened following devastating 2015 earthquake

Dharamshala — More than two years after the devastating earthquake that shook Nepal, visitors will once again be able to cross the border between Nepal and Tibet by land after the recent opening of the road.

Last Updated on Friday, 29 September 2017 15:18
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Travel in Tibet banned, foreigners evicted during National Congress

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities have reportedly issued orders banning travel in to Tibet from October 18 to 28, a politically charged ten days during which the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China meets.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 September 2017 12:53

Don't touch the 9-topics: further threats to information freedom in Tibet

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities have apparently ramped up efforts to even further threaten freedom of information in China and Tibet, as authorities issued new regulations on Instant Social Media Networking on Thursday, September 7, warning group chat owners to take full responsibility for their activities and ordered them to: "Stay away from nine topics in online group chats" on WeChat, QQ or Baidu Tieba.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 September 2017 14:37

China's revised regulations present a further threat to Tibetans in Tibet

Washington, DC — The updated version of rules put in place in 2005 passed by the Chinese government on Thursday (September 7) should be assessed against the background of a series of laws that can be viewed as a systematic development of a security architecture.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 September 2017 17:42

Nomads banned from traditional grazing land in northeastern Tibet

Dharamshala — Reports from inside Tibet indicate that Chinese authorities have banned nomads in the northeastern region from their traditional grazing ground, fining and even jailing those who refuse or disobey.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 September 2017 10:04