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September 25, 2016
In Tibet, religious freedom with Chinese characteristics
Lhasa (AFP) Sept 22, 2016
The sun has yet to rise over Lhasa, but dozens of colourfully dressed pilgrims are already gathered and reciting prayers at the entrance to Jokhang, the most sacred temple in Tibetan Buddhism. Many of those gathered - Tibetans and Han Chinese visitors - say religion is flourishing under Beijing's rule, with adherents enjoying the freedoms they need to follow their faith. But this sense of freedom does not extend to the men who live inside the monasteries, analysts and monks say. Their liv ... read more

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