November 17, 2016
- Tightened controls and fear as Dalai Lama teaching in India approaches: passports confiscated, Tibetans on pilgrimage warned
- Chinese security official prominent in ‘counter-terror’ drive in Tibet is appointed Interpol President
Tightened restrictions before Dalai Lama teaching
The Chinese authorities have tightened controls on Tibetans, in some areas going from house to house to confiscate people’s passports, in the buildup to a major religious ceremony to be held by the Dalai Lama in the pilgrimage town of Bodh Gaya, India.