Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sun 25, Feb 2018 01:21 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
China censoring information on Jokhang fire raises concern over the extent of damage
Tibetan singer Shawo Tashi released after serving 5 years in prison
Tibetans holding valid passports and visas denied entry in China
Repression severe in Tibetan populated areas: Amnesty International report
UN experts call for Tashi Wangchuk’s immediate release, condemn criminalization of linguistic right advocacy
China ramping up air force on Tibetan plateau, fighter jets conduct exercise
Dalai Lama congratulates new SA Prez Ramaphosa
Universality of human rights under threat: Golog Jigme at Geneva Summit
Tibet issue is simply about truth and justice: former Tibetan PM
Former political prisoner sentenced to three years for ‘inciting separatism’
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama looks at a picture of his former home, the Potala palace, in Drepung Monastery, Dec 14, 2017, Phayul Photo/Geleck Palsang
Tibetans participate in a candle light vigil to mourn the passing away of Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo in China, TCV Day School, July 14, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport, June 11, 2017. The Tibetan leader is scheduled to give a public talk on "Embracing the Beauty of Diversity in our World" at the University of California San Diego on June 16, 2017. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Chinese authorities seek whistleblowers’ help to counter “separatists”
[Tuesday, February 13, 2018 18:41]
By Tenzin Monlam

A Tibetan protestor in Nepal. File Photo (For representative purpose only)
A Tibetan protestor in Nepal. File Photo (For representative purpose only)
DHARAMSHALA, February 13: Chinese officials of so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) have released a memo detailing how public can help the authorities by reporting about activities of ‘criminal gangs’ connected to the ‘separatist forces of the Dalai Lama’, Chinese state-run daily, the Global Times, reported.

The circular released by the Public Security Bureau (PSB) of TAR also warned the local Tibetans of ‘evil forces’ of Dalai clique fearing they might use local temples and religion control to ‘confuse and incite’ people against the communist party and the government.

The circular that lists 22 illegal activities the bureau wants people to report, three activities have mentioned the ‘Dalai Lama and his group’. People have been asked to report on activities of ‘foreign hostile forces’ that may seek financial assistance from the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, whom Beijing calls ‘separatist’.

Wang Xiaobin, a scholar at the Beijing-based China Tibetology Research Center said, “The Dalai group always interferes in national affairs by controlling temples, including lamas and living Buddhas, and by spreading a kind of ‘middle way’ to the world, which actually advocates separatism and emphasizes the separation of sovereignty and governing rights.”

The directive from the bureau comes after the announcement made by party’s Central Committee and the State Council in January to tackle ‘organized crimes’ and officials who shelter criminal organizations.

With an aim to counter ‘ethnic extremism’, the authorities are targeting those who in their view are threatening China’s political stability or driving people against the government under the disguise of religion.

“Hostile forces and some intellectuals who advocate ‘protecting the local language’ are attempting to spread the false notion that the Chinese language is destroying Tibetan culture,” Wang said, “Ethnic extremism is an ideology that has unfathomable consequences.”

The circular issued by the bureau has assured that the informers’ identity and safety will be guaranteed.


Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Activist group celebrates ‘Tibetan Independence day’
Escaped-Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen meets US officials
Chinese authorities seek whistleblowers’ help to counter “separatists”
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement