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Tibetan autonomy reaches 50, wishes unresolved

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Published on Aug 31, 2015

Beijing is celebrating 50 years since it made Tibet an autonomous region.

This follows a couple of months after long-exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turned 80, and was feted in Glastonbury, England, in June.

He has contested China's iron rule in Tibet since 1950.

He calls for a middle way for Tibet, or what he calls "meaningful autonomy". Beijing, however, considers his appeal as a bid for independence.

Tibet Autonomous Region, as it is known, means central and western Tibet.…
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