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Rising Bharat International News Feed: September 7th 2020

  • Relation with Tibet
  • Xi’s new approach to Tibet will affect India

Key points:

  1. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent remarks at the seventh Central Symposium on Tibet Work indicate that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is doubling down on its hardline approach in the region, which evolved gradually after the 2008 protests.
  2. The strategy for the next few years that Xi outlined entails a mix of persuasion, development, connectivity, indoctrination and coercion. This will not only have serious implications for ordinary Tibetans but will also impinge on the Sino-Indian boundary question, particularly in the context of China’s claims on Arunachal Pradesh.

 (Hindustan Times, 04 September, 2020) News Link

  • Relation with Bangladesh

News updates from Hindustan Times: To review bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh to hold virtual meeting and all the latest news

Key points:

  1. News updates from Hindustan Times: To review bilateral ties, India and Bangladesh to hold virtual meeting and all the latest news.
  2. The matter figured in a phone conversation between external affairs minister S Jaishankar and his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen. Jaishankar tweeted the two sides had agreed to hold the JCC meeting “very soon” but there were no details from the external affairs ministry.
  3. “Warm conversation with FM Dr AK Abdul Momen of Bangladesh. Agreed to hold our Joint Consultative Commission very soon. Will continue to work closely to reach the ambitious goals set by our leaders,” Jaishankar tweeted.

 (Hindustan Times, 07 September, 2020) News Link

  • Relation with China
  • Public funeral for soldier of secretive force in Leh

Key Points:

  1. Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ram Madhav’s presence at the official funeral of a Tibetan soldier from the secretive Special Frontier Force (SFF) on Monday created a flutter in diplomatic and political circles amid the border standoff with China.
  2. The funeral of SFF company leader Nyima Tenzin, killed in a landmine blast in an operation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) during August 29-30, was held at Leh in the union territory of Ladakh. The funeral cortege was joined by scores of cars and motorcycles and people waving the Indian and Tibetan flags.
Image Courtesy: Swarajya

(The Times of India, 07 September, 2020) News Link

  • Relation with USA
  • China using Pakistan for military logistics facilities: US Defense report

Key points:

  1. The US Department of Defence in its annual report to Congress on ‘Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China 2020’ has stated that Pakistan is among the countries, which have been chosen by the Beijing for “military logistics facilities”.
  2. According to the Defence Department’s report published last week, the PRC is seeking to establish a robust overseas logistics and basing infrastructure to allow the PLA to project and sustain military power at greater distances.

(Hindustan Times , 07 September, 2020) News Link

  • Relations with Russia
  1. Jaishankar set to make stopover in Iran en route to Russia for meeting of SCO foreign ministers.

Key Points:

External affairs minister S Jaishankar will make a stopover in Tehran to meet his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Tuesday afternoon on his way to Russia for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), people familiar with developments said on Monday.

Jaishankar will be the second senior Indian minister to visit Iran in less than a week, with defense minister Rajnath Singh having made a stopover in Tehran on Sunday for talks with his Iranian counterpart Brig Gen Amir Hatami that focused on bilateral cooperation and regional security issues.

(The Times of India, 07 September, 2020) News Link

The real Chinese map – NewsX shows a mirror to China

NewsX, a leading Indian news channel has released the real Chinese map which shows the original area of China and the territories and lands which it has illegally occupied and now claimed as its own. The map being shared widely on social media #RealMapOfChina was trending on Twitter.

The map released by NewsX shows ‘China Proper’, the area which is traditionally China and without the regions it has occupied. The other areas shown in the map are Chinese Occupied Tibet (COT), Chinese Occupied East Turkestan (COET), Chinese Occupied South Mongolia (COSM), Chinese Occupied Manchuria (COM), Chinese Occupied Yunnan (COY), Chinese Occupied Macau (COMa), Chinese Occupied Hong Kong (COHK), Taiwan, and Chinese claimed parcels and spartleys.

The map also depicts the McMahon line and occupied areas of Bharat. Chinese Occupied Ladakh (COL), Chinese Occupied Shaksgam (COS) and Chinese Occupied Pamir Valley (COPV) are the areas belonging to India shown in the map. NewsX has requested cartographers to use the map in place of the one shared by China.

Some researchers opine that the Han ruled China is even smaller if the old regions of Goetsu, Hokkien and Cantonia (renamed as Guangdong by China) are not considered as they were not part of traditional China. There have been several freedom movements in China from citizens of these regions which have been occupied by China during the last century.

Among these freedom movements, the Tibetan independence movement, Manchuria independence movement, Shanghai independence movement, Cantonia independence movement are the prominent ones. China has crushed all these movement with brutal force, torture, extra-judicial killings and concentration camps.

Source : organiser.org – Link