i Tibet gets new Chinese chief | Bureau of His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Tibet gets new Chinese chief

Aug. 25 (Radio Free Asia): China has removed Zhang Qingli, its Communist Party in Tibet, three years after protests against rule by Beijing swept the region.

Robbie Barnett, director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at Columbia University said Zhang’s transfer was delayed for over five years “to avoid any impression that China’s policies in Tibet have failed.”

Full story: http://bit.ly/rqSNVa