Ангилал: Өвөр Монгол
Mongolians in China are not free
In December, a Chinese Mongolian teenager was exonerated from a crime he had committed in 1996. But it was a little too late: Huugjilt had been executed for the crime — the rape and murder of a woman in a public toilet — the same year. China’s state-controlled newspapers and news agencies splashed the news [...]
Mongolian Dissident Hada in Appeal to UN over Harassment
Ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada issued an open letter on Tuesday to the United Nations Human Rights Council, seeking to put pressure on Chinese officials to end the punishments his family continues to suffer long after his release from two decades in prison.
French ‘Wolf Totem’ director says China censors gave him ‘carte blanche’
The French director of the film Wolf Totem said on Sunday he had complete freedom from Chinese censors in his adaptation of the Chinese novel, which touches on divisive themes including the degradation of grasslands in the Inner Mongolia region.
Herder kills himself in Inner Mongolia over land grab
A herder from northern China’s Inner Mongolia who had been protesting the government’s occupation of traditional grazing land has hanged himself outside a government building, a relative and an overseas rights group said.
Mongolian Dissident Hada Denied ID Card, Bank Account After Interview
Authorities in Inner Mongolia have frozen the bank account of ethnic Mongolian dissident Hada and are refusing to issue him with an ID card, crucial to freedom of movement and economic activity in China, he and his wife said on Friday.
Ethnic Mongolian Herders Travel To Beijing Amid Grassland Dispute With Army
Dozens of herders from China’s Inner Mongolia region converged on Beijing on Tuesday to lodge a complaint with the national government over a land grab they say left them with scant income.
Veteran Mongolian Dissident Still Under House Arrest After ‘Release’
Chinese authorities in Inner Mongolia are continuing to hold veteran dissident Hada under “residential surveillance,” even after his release from unofficial detention, a U.S.-based rights group said on Thursday.
China frees Mongol dissident detained for nearly 20 years
China has freed one of its longest-serving political prisoners, the ethnic Mongol dissident Hada, who has spent much of the last two decades behind bars.
SMHRIC Statement to the Forum on Minority Issues Side Event: Systemic State Oppression of Minorities
Ladies and Gentlemen: My name is Enghebatu Togochog. I represent the Southern Mongolian Human Rights Information Center (SMHRIC), a New York based human rights organization dedicated to promoting and protecting the rights of the Mongolian people in China.
Chinese Mining Truck Mows Down Inner Mongolian Herder
A young ethnic Mongolian herder on horseback died after being run over by a Chinese mining truck in northern China’s Inner Mongolia region this month in the fifth such case in more than three years, a rights group said Friday, amid a clampdown on information on the incident.
Мэнцзян: армия Внутренней Монголии как союзник японцев
Японская империя, проявлявшая большой интерес к прибрежным и северо-восточным районам Китая, воспользовалась в 1930-х гг. ослаблением «Поднебесной», раздираемой внутренними противоречиями, и частично оккупировала китайскую территорию. На севере и северо-востоке Китая было создано два формально независимых государства, которые в советской прессе называли «марионеточными». Это были «Великая маньчжурская империя», или Маньчжоу-го, и ее куда менее известный собрат [...]
Mongolian Herders Forced Off Grazing Lands Under ‘Ecological’ Policy
Hundreds of ethnic Mongolian herding families in China’s Inner Mongolia region are calling on the international community for help following their forced eviction from a huge area of their traditional grazing lands, local residents said on Thursday.
Herders protest economic injustices
Nearly 400 Mongolian herders from central Southern (Inner) Mongolia’s Huvuut-shar Banner (“xiang huang qi” in Chinese) took to the streets of the Banner capital on October 8, 2014, carrying signs calling for protection of their traditional economy amid competition from government and corporate monopolies. A banner is a jurisdiction similar to a county in the [...]
Tibetan, Mongolian Dissidents Silenced During Kerry Visit
As U.S. and Chinese officials began a high-profile round of annual talks in Beijing on Wednesday, Tibetan poet and writer Tsering Woeser was once more placed under house arrest at her Beijing home.
Во Внутренней Монголии начались конфликты монголов с китайцами
Китай столкнулся с массовыми протестами монгольских пастухов, 39 человек арестованы. Эксперт считает, что в регионе возможна эскалация насилия.
Chinese police detain 39 in new Mongol unrest: rights group
Chinese police detained at least 39 ethnic Mongol herders protesting over land rights in the northern Chinese region of Inner Mongolia, a U.S.-based rights group said on Thursday, in the latest incident of unrest in the coal-rich region.
Six Mongols Sentenced For Protesting Against Forced Grazing Land Grab
Following the ethnic protests in Xinjiang and Tibet, Inner Mongolia also suffers from grievances. Six Mongolian herders were recently sentenced one to two years of imprisonment on a charge of “sabotaging production management”.
China to try Mongol herders in new crackdown in troubled region
Six herders will stand trial on Wednesday in China’s Inner Mongolia after trying to defend grazing land from expropriation by a forestry firm, in a case that will renew attention on rights abuses and the environment in the resource-rich region.
Китайские войска укрепили «стабильность» во Внутренней Монголии
По мере роста напряжённости между монголами и китайскими разработчиками природных ресурсов силы безопасности китайского режима начали вести себя более агрессивно в регионе, чтобы, якобы, предотвратить инциденты и обеспечить стабильность.
China Launches ‘Anti-Terror’ Operation in Inner Mongolia
Amid growing tensions in China’s Inner Mongolia over what herders say is the government-backed exploitation of their traditional grazing lands, police have launched a series of “anti-terrorism” drills in recent days, confiscating weapons and explosives from the the civilian population, a U.S.-based rights group said Wednesday.
Mongolian Netizens ‘Punished’ for Chinese Resettlement Complaints
Chinese authorities have “punished” more than a dozen ethnically Mongolian netizens for “spreading rumors” about the resettlement to Inner Mongolia of hundreds of thousands of Han Chinese left homeless by a 2008 earthquake, a rights group said Monday.
Mongolian Herders Beaten For Refusing to Extend Lease to Chinese Farmers
More than 100 Chinese farmers assaulted minority Mongolian herders when they tried to reclaim their leased land in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, a rights group said at the weekend, highlighting tensions as Beijing expands farming and mining in the area.
Southern Mongolians protest Chinese talk show host’s disparaging comments
Over the past few days, Southern (Inner) Mongolian netizens strongly protested disparaging comments about Mongolians by Mr. Gao Xiaosong, a well known Chinese talk show host, musician and composer. Strong statements and comments from angry Southern Mongolian netizens went viral via Chinese major social media sites including Sina Microblog (“xin lang wei bo” in Chinese), [...]
Herders Blocked from Protest Marches to Beijing
Authorities in northern China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region have blocked and assaulted hundreds of ethnic Mongolian herders who aimed to travel to Beijing to stage protests over land disputes at a meeting of the national legislature, according to a rights group.
Wife says imprisoned Mongolian activist in China is very depressed, she under house arrest
The wife of a long-imprisoned ethnic Mongolian activist in China said Monday that she has spent nearly two years in detention and house arrest on a fabricated charge to silence her family, and that her husband is suffering from depression.
Mongolian Herders Protest China’s Illegal Occupation of Their Land and Defamation of Their Ancestors
Mongolian herders from Ejinee Banner (“E Ji Na Qi” in Chinese) of the western Southern (Inner) Mongolia’s Alshaa League (“A La Shan Meng” in Chinese) took to the streets on October 2, 2012 to protest the local government’s illegal leasing of their grazing lands to Chinese companies. No consent had been obtained from the herders [...]
2,900 mines closed down in China’s coal and rare earth region
Inner Mongolia, a semi-autonomous region in the north of China, has shut down nearly 900 coal mines and 2,000 other mines as part of a 7-year effort to better manage resources, protect the environment and curb illegal resource extraction.