Two temples in Shanxi were subjected to crackdowns: authorities have taken full control over one of them, while the other has been turned into ruins, lama arrested.
Aiming to stop the spread of Tibetan Buddhism in mainland China, CCP is tightening its grip over any religious activities or expression of traditional culture.
The CCP rewrites history in order to justify its repression of Tibetan language and culture.
Often chased from public schools, the Tibetan language is taught in monasteries. The CCP claims this is forbidden.
Poor Tibetans lose their land, then lose their subsistence allowances unless they stop the practice of Buddhism. Grid Administrators monitor.
A new book helps understanding why the atheist Chinese Communist Party claims it has the right to decide which Buddhist lamas are authorized to reincarnate.
He explains to the Hindustan Times how a decision on whether there will be a next Dalai Lama or not will be taken.
The Chinese government continues to crack down on Tibetan Buddhism – and not just inside Tibet but the areas surrounding it.
In March 1959, China suppressed a protest in Lhasa by slaughtering thousands of civilians and, in breach of the agreements it had subscribed in 1951, dissolving the Tibetan government and converting Tibet into a Chinese province. It was the beginning of a policy where CCP decided to ignore international law and answer the world’s protests mostly by fabricating fake news.