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World’s Most Successful Refugee Community – The Case of Tibetan Refugees in India Citizen Kaun - a CJP Series: Did the preferential treatment of the Tibetan refugees result in their success?

When in 1950, China sought to ‘Liberalise’ Tibet, what it did in effect was persecution of the native Tibetans by attacking their unique culture in an attempt to impose Chinese Marxist ideology and practices in the social and political culture of Tibetans, who practice and preach Tibetan Buddhism – with the Dalai Lama as their…

Tibetan education advocate to be put on trial in China

The New York Times reported that Tashi Wangchuk, who pushes for expanded Tibetan language education, will go on trial this week for “inciting separatism,” which could lead to 15 years’ imprisonment, according to his lawyers.Human rights backers and Tibet advocacy bodies have decried Tashi’s trial. The Times said Tashi has been detained for almost two years, having…

Tibetan filmmaker escapes from China to arrive in US

The Guardian reported that Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan filmmaker and activist, received political asylum in the United States following an “arduous and risky escape” from China. Dhondup Wangchen was convicted of subversion, and, according to Reuters, was imprisoned in 2009 in China’s Qinghai province after he filmed a documentary featuring ordinary Tibetans praising the Dalai Lama, and saying…

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