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“The teeth of the storm”: lack of freedom of expression and cultural resilience in Tibet

The hostile forces have colluded with the clique of the fourteenth Dalai Lama, and […] have tried all means to contend for the battlefield, popular feeling and the common people, thus, all their efforts have made Tibet the teeth of the storm in the struggle of the ideological realm.” – Tibet Autonomous Region Party Secretary […]

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Freedom House rates Tibet worst in political rights and civil liberties for 2006

Freedom House, an independent non-governmental organization that supports the expansion of freedom in the world, has rated Tibet “worst” in terms of political rights and civil liberties in its survey for 2006, released on January 17, 2007. Freedom in the World 2007, a survey of worldwide political rights and civil liberties, said that Tibet was […]

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US report says China suppressing political groups

In a new report entitled Supporting Human Rights and Democracy: The U.S. Record 2002-2003, the United States has charged China with suppressing political, religious, and social groups. A Chinese spokesman responded saying the report was unfounded. Secretary of State Colin Powell said the report, released on June 24, 2003, captures the work of the U.S. […]

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US official says Americans troubled by lack of political freedom in China

The top human rights official of the United States has said that the American people are troubled by the lack of political and religious freedom in China. Lorne Craner, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, was speaking to The China Youth University for Political Science in Beijing on December 17, 2002. […]

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