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China sacks Tibetan tour guides in favor of Chinese graduates

Washington – China’s central government has ordered the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) to sack its foreign-educated Tibetan tourist guides and replace them with Chinese graduates, Radio Free Asia (RFA) reports. The order affects hundreds of Tibetans educated in India or Nepal. “This year about 160 Chinese students arrived from China in two groups, of 100 […]

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On This Spot: Lhasa – A map with a message

The International Campaign for Tibet’s map, On This Spot – Lhasa, is an up-to-date and comprehensive travel map of Tibet’s capital city, Lhasa. With its inclusive approach to controversial and politically sensitive sites, it is also the most unconventional map of Lhasa to date. On This Spot captures the rapidly changing face of Lhasa that […]

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