Dharamshala, India — The Chinese government is once again reinforcing the Sinicization of religions and the control of religious activities in a new law that will come into force on September 1, 2023. The new law stipulates that "places of religious activity should uphold the leadership of the Communist Party of China and the socialist system, thoroughly implement Xi Jinping's ideology of socialism with Chinese characteristics for the new era".
Dharamshala, India — Chinese authorities in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, beat up an innocent Tibetan woman, Gonpo Kyi, who asked to meet her brother Tashi Dorjee, a well-known Tibetan businessman imprisoned and sentenced to life imprisonment for being accused of "loan fraud" by the Lhasa Intermediate People's Court on May 17, 2010.
Lhasa, Tibet – Chinese authorities in occupied Tibet tighten their control over Tibetans, banning not only officials but also ordinary Tibetans from visiting monasteries during the Tibetan holy month, Saga Dawa festival. However, the Chinese authorities have allowed an increasing number of Chinese tourists to visit these monasteries, in violation of religious freedom.
Dharamshala – In recent years, Chinese kidnappers have abducted more and more Tibetan children, including school children. They have even abducted Tibetan children during the day on their way to school, but the Chinese authorities have ignored these activities. Although they have arrested the kidnappers, they have only held them for a few months and then released them.
Dharamshala, India – The Chinese authorities intensified their efforts to inculcate "Chinese communist ideology" into Tibetan children in a model kindergarten in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. The kindergarten, which caters for children under the age of five, is said to have been designed to ensure that the concept of "Chinese communist ideology" is " penetrated into the blood and souls of children".
Dharamshala – With the frequent occurrence of self-immolations and protests in Tibet, a department of the Chinese Communist Party conducted research into the causes of these and other developments in Tibetan areas. The report stated, “Majority of the instability in Tibet is the result of people's opposition to the improper and corrupt practices of the cadres, which has nothing to do with political issues. The authorities, however, blamed the "Dalai clique" for the incident after the problem was revealed.
Dharamshala – Chinese authorities began to tighten control on the Internet in the next 100 days, by searching phones and arresting people in the name of "cleaning up the Internet and preventing rumors". Recently, a Tibetan man was arrested for expressing his joy at seeing His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Chinese social media after decades.