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U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Highlights Tibet in 2017 Annual Report; Recommends Designating China as “Country of Particular Concern”

April 26, 2017

The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) released its 2017 Annual Report on April 26, 2017, in which it said "…conditions for freedom of religion or belief and related human rights continued to decline." Focusing on Tibet, the report highlights several major violations of religious freedom in Tibet, including the eviction of "thousands of monks and nuns from the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Tibet before demolishing their homes." The report also noted the lack of accountability on China’s part regarding the whereabouts of the Panchen Lama.

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