In response to the crackdown, Tibet’s exiled government in India has called on Tibetans not to celebrate the traditional two weeks of festivities which began last week and instead pray for Tibetans living under Chinese rule. Beijing has countered that the protests are politically motivated and seek to undermine Chinese authority and sovereignty over Tibet. The Chinese government has dramatically increased its security presence in the region and barred most foreign journalists from entering.
Get unrestricted, actionable analysis and detailed forecasting from our dedicated team of intelligence experts.
Gain FULL access for 30 days and discover the power of information for politics, business, finance, security and much much more.
PLUS Get the CIA World Factbook FREE!Find out how ››
NO RISK, NO OBLIGATION.
LIGNET provides you with actionable intelligence and in-depth analyses from seasoned insiders including senior CIA officials, presidential advisors, ambassadors, and more.