“Our 50 years of agony”

The Sydney Morning Herald has an amazing profile of three Tibetans who fought during the 1959 national uprising against Chinese occupiers and as a result spent a combined 53 years in jail. With all the focus on what’s going on inside Tibet today, it’s a good reminder of what happened during the first ten years of China’s occupation of Tibet that lead to the massive and violent resistance that escalated in 1959, as well as the brutality of the Chinese military’s response.

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