Ij reportika Logo

China denies compensation for Tibetans displaced by the world’s largest hydro-solar plant

The Chinese government has denied compensation for residents, including Tibetan nomads, affected by the construction of the world’s largest hydro-solar plant, residents living near the plant told us. Chinese state media reported Monday that the Kela mega hydro-photovoltaic complementary power station began its entire operation Sunday. The sprawling solar plant, which covers 16 million square…

Read More

Searching Tibetan monasteries, China requires monks to renounce ties to Dalai Lama

Chinese authorities in Tibet are randomly searching monasteries and forcing monks to sign documents renouncing all ties to the “separatist” Dalai Lama, Tibetan Buddhism’s foremost spiritual leader, Tibetan sources living in exile told us. The Dalai Lama is widely regarded by Chinese leaders as a separatist intent on splitting Tibet, a formerly independent nation that…

Read More