Tuesday, January 31, 2012

What's behind China's Tibetan unrest?

(CNN) -- Beijing appears determined to contain the volatile situation in an ethnically Tibetan region of southwestern China by sending in thousands of extra security forces.

The move comes against a backdrop of anger and despair over Chinese rule, culminating in a growing number of protests and clashes with police, as well as a string of acts of self-immolation by Tibetans.

http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/31/world/asia/china-tibetans-explainer/index.html

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