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Tibetan people:
The Tibetan people are an ethnic group native to Tibet on the crossroads of South and East Asia. Their current population is estimated to be around 6.5 million. In addition to living in Tibet Autonomous Region, significant numbers of Tibetans live in the Chinese provinces of Gansu, Qinghai, Sichuan, and Yunnan, as well as in eastern Pakistan, northern India, Nepal, Bhutan and the western world.


Locals showcase 'systematic oppression of Tibetans in Tibet' through street play [Video]

Locals showcase 'systematic oppression of Tibetans in Tibet' through street play

Tibetans in-exile held a street play in Dharamshala to highlight the 'systematic oppression of Tibetans in Tibet'. Locals acted a very powerful performance to demonstrate the subjugation. One of the..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:18Published
China preaches the material over spiritual in Tibet [Video]

China preaches the material over spiritual in Tibet

Tibet is one of China's most politically sensitive and deeply religious areas. Now it's become the focus of Beijing's poverty relief efforts, in a move tied to social control and a push away from..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 03:49Published

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US thanks India for hosting Dalai Lama since 1959

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