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Tibet China Anniversary

LOOK: Tibet At The Turn Of The Century

Posted 04.04.2013 | World

On April 4, 1912, China proclaimed a republic in Tibet, a move fiercely contested by Tibetans. The Chinese army had been in Tibet since 1909, when the...

China's Anniversary: The View From Tibet

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LHASA, Tibet �" As I rode in a truck peeling around the curves of a narrow mountain road in southwestern Tibet, wheels squealed as the driver tried ...

Mao Takes Manhattan: Empire State Building Goes Red and Yellow for China

David Flumenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Flumenbaum

Wednesday night, the Empire State Building illumined its spire with red and yellow lights in honor of China. While this isn't the first time it's gone red and yellow, it's the first time it's been done for Mao.

Tibet Uprising 50th Anniversary: Dalai Lama Accuses China Of Making Tibet 'Hell On Earth'

AP | AUDRA ANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YA'AN, China — Swarms of police and stepped-up security checks in Tibet and other parts of western China apparently stifled any large-scale prot...