India’s restrictions hamper Tibetan mov…

photo by Derrick Chang The statement from India’s Ministry of External Affairs that the 100,000 Tibetan refugees scattered across the country are “expected to refrain from political activities” that might compromise their host country’s relations with China has dimmed hopes of reviving one of Asia’s oldest self-determination struggles. A fortuitous convergence of timing between the 49th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising and China’s upcoming showpiece Olympic Games had created a unique space for Tibetans aspiring for freedom.

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