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‘Life is Strange: True Colors’ review bombed by Chinese gamers upset over in-game Tibetan flag

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Square Enix’s “Life is Strange: True Colors” was review-bombed last month by Chinese-speaking players after they noticed the Tibetan flag in-game.

What happened: The Tibetan flag was discovered flying on the entrance of the shop named Treasures of Tibet in the game, according to PC Gamer. The feature prompted the players to leave negative reviews on the game’s Steam page, with some of them expressing their views on the One-China policy.

China is Forcing Thousands of Tibetans Into Labor Camps, Jamestown Foundation Says

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China has subjected over half a million “rural surplus laborers” in Tibet to centralized, military-style vocational training in the first seven months of 2020, according to a new study from research institute The Jamestown Foundation.

The scheme, in line with President Xi Jinping’s goal of eradicating poverty, is geared toward the transfer of such laborers to other parts of the country to increase rural disposable incomes.

China Allegedly Forces Teen Out of Youth World Cup Because He’s Half Tibetan

The mother of a 14-year-old Kiwi-born footballer has alleged that her son, who was initially selected to play in the prestigious Gothia Cup soccer tournament in China, was dropped from his team because his father is Tibetan.

Known as FIFA’s “World Youth Cup,” the Gothia Cup is an eight-day tournament to be held in Chengyang district in Qingdao, China. Over a million players from 143 countries have participated in the tournament since it began in 1975.

China Closes Mount Everest’s Base Camp Because Tourists Turned it Into a Dump

The Chinese government has closed down the base camp of Mount Everest and the area beyond, with officials citing the growing number of waste and garbage left by tourists as the reason.

The local government in Dingri County in Tibet posted several notices in December 2018 about the new national environmental protection law, which states, “no unit or individuals are allowed entry into the core area of the Mount Qomolangma (Tibetan name for Everest) National Nature Reserve.”