An NBA player has earned the ire of Chinese fans and authorities after posting pro-Tibet messages on social media.
Speaking out: Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter announced in a video posted on Wednesday that he was adding his voice to “speak out against what is happening in Tibet under the Chinese government’s brutal rule.”
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.
An ethnic Tibetan man secured a job at a travel company after going viral on Chinese social media for his appearance.
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.
A Tibetan community living in Manali, India was seen cheering for the military convoy passing by their town over the weekend.
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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.
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.”
Tibetan Woman Elected Student President at University of Toronto Sparks Outrage Among Chinese Students
Chinese students at the University of Toronto’s Scarborough Campus expressed outrage after a Tibetan student was elected the new president of the students’ union.
With bipartisan support, the U.S. Senate passed a bill on Dec. 11 that demands access to Tibet for American diplomats, journalists and tourists.
The region, which requires foreigners a special permit to visit, has a contested history of independence before it officially came under Chinese control in 1951.
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A Tibetan man died earlier this week after setting himself on fire in an apparent protest against the Chinese government’s rule in the autonomous region.
The man, identified as Konpe, set himself ablaze around 6 p.m. on December 23 and died around 5 p.m. the following day. He was a former monk at Kirti monastery.