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Tsewang Norbu, whose self-​​immolation on August 15 in Kham has increased ten­sion in the area.

Executive Producer Rebecca Novick speaks with Alison Reynolds, Executive Director of the International Tibet Network, about how top-​​level Chinese Communist Party lead­ers cel­e­brated the 60th anniver­sary of Tibet’s “peace­ful lib­er­a­tion”. Ms. Reynolds explains how the Party’s party com­pared to real­ity on the ground, and also dis­cusses the sui­cide of Tsewang Norbu, a Tibetan monk in Kham, who set him­self on fire to protest China’s occu­pa­tion and lack of free­dom in Tibet.


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