Uprising in Tibet, 2008
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Uprising in Tibet, 2008 documentation of protests in Tibet.

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Published by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights & Democracy in Dharmsala .
Written in English


  • Tibet (China) -- History -- Autonomy and independence movements,
  • Tibet (China) -- Politics and government -- 1951-

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 114-120).

ContributionsBod-kyi ʼGro-ba Miʼi-thob-thaṅ daṅ Maṅ-gtso-ʼphel-rgyas Lte-gnas-khaṅ (Dharmsāla, India)
LC ClassificationsDS786+
The Physical Object
Pagination120 p. :
Number of Pages120
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23615443M
LC Control Number2009311003

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Documentation of protests in Tibet in This deeply knowledgeable book offers the first sustained analysis of the uprising in Tibet, which revealed much about Tibetan nationalism and even more about Chinese nationalism. Retracing the complex history between China and Tibet, noted expert Warren W. Smith Jr. desc. commemoration of the forty-ninth anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising in Lhasa on 10 March , especially not the International Olympic Committee, when in July it decided to give China the honour of hosting the Olympic Games in The surprise grew evermore pronounced when demonstrations quickly overwhelmed. There is a widespread perception that the main cause of the uprising (or "unrest," as it is named by some authors) was feelings of discrimination and an urge for free expression, especially Author: Wangpo Tethong.

  Ma 11 March Protests continued to grow across Tibet – Hundreds of monks at Sera Monastery staged a peaceful protest calling for the release of detained monks and shouting pro-Tibet slogans. The protest was met with around . It is written from the perspective of a Tibetan with personal experience in the Tibet-China conflict. Since the uprising, nearly Tibetans, most of them monks, have set fire to themselves to protest foreign occupation of their country. Most have died from their : Tsering Woeser.   The March uprising in Lhasa was triggered by fears of a plot to kidnap the Dalai Lama and take him to Beijing. The book ends with a sad note and leaves the reader with a sense of loss, for a very large percentage of Tibet as the author knew it is destroyed since the Chinese invasion of The author truly is fortunate to have That was one hell of a travelogue/5.

Summary: This book offers a definitive account of the origins and events of the Tibetan uprising, which began with peaceful demonstrations by monks of Lhasa's great monasteries on the anniversary of the revolt. Noted expert Warren Smith argues that the u.   Published on This documentary is an overview of the events in Tibet in the Spring of as reported to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy by .   The most serious demonstrations China has faced in Tibet since the late s brought reports of at least 10 deaths.   China has blamed Tibetan "separatists" for inciting the violence and denies that excessive force was used. The unrest in March was the worst .