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Dialogue on Tibet: Past, Present and Future

While those at the polar ends of the Tibet debate may see it as a black and white issue, a few efforts have been made recently to show the complexity of the problems involved. China Pictorial, an official travel and photography...

50 Years after Uprising, a Clampdown on Tibetans

The New York Times reports on an increasing clampdown in Tibetan areas as authorities strive to avoid unrest as the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising approaches on March 10: Now, the authorities have imposed an...

Olympic Torch’s Everest Climb Covered in Shroud of Secrecy

The ambitious run of a second Olympic torch to the top of Mount Everest may be underway, though no-one really knows. From AP: State-run China Central Television began the first of what are billed as elaborate and technically...

Chaos Continues in Dharamsala and Lhasa

Shanghaiist analyzes a Lhasa resident’s observation and Xinhua’s reports of Lhasa riots: We told you about the chaos happening simultaneously in Dharamsala, India and Lhasa, Tibet, and it looks like we’re only...



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