“Even if the snow mountain turns into butter, it is still owned by the lord; Even if the river turns into milk, we still cannot drink it.”
The democratic reform that occurred in 1959 is believed to be the greatest and most profound social change in Tibet’s history.
Tibet Transformed is a book written by journalist Israel Epstein on the social changes in Tibet from before and after the democratic reform in 1959.
China's State Council Information Office published a white paper titled "Democratic Reform in Tibet -- Sixty Years On.
Tibet's 2018 GDP reached 147.76 billion yuan (22 billion U.S. dollars), about 191 times more than the 1959 figure calculated at comparable prices, said ...
For the older Tibetans, the memory of bondage and abuse in an era resembling the Middle Ages, and the experience of freedom and prosperity in modern Tib...
Two hours of drive southeast from Lhasa brings one to Khesum village, situated amongst the mountainous landscape along the Yarlung River valley.
People in the plateau region have enjoyed unprecedented human rights in history.
Qizhala reviewed the progress made in 2018 and outlined government work for 2019. Here are some facts and figures from the report.
Wang was born a serf in old Tibet's Nagqu. His parents, both beggars at the time, sent him t...