Tibet Overview

May 2008
International Debates;May2008, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p5
The article presents information on the political conditions in Tibet, China. The controversies facing Tibet include its current political status as part of the People's Republic of China (PRC) and the role of the Dalai Lama and his Tibetan Government-in-Exile. On March 10, 2008, a series of demonstrations began in Lhasa and elsewhere in Tibetan regions of China to mark the 49th anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule in 1959. The Tibetan People's Uprising Movement (TPUM) is a new activist grouping in Tibet.


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