Despite No Details, China Says Jokhang Fire not Arson

While the Tibetans were celebrating the second day of their new year on February 17, the holiest icon of Tibetan Buddhism, Jokhang Temple was involved in a tragic fire incident. After almost a week’s time, the Chinese officials have informed through their official mouth piece Xinhua that the Jokhang fire in Lhasa was not a deliberate crime of any human.

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Mercedes Apologizes For Sharing a Dalai Lama Quote on Instagram

The international automobile giant, Mercedes Benz has issued an apology to the Chinese people for sharing a car picture featuring a quotation from His Holiness the Dalai Lama in their social media account. This is a continuation of the Chinese censorship enforcement upon the international companies dealing with China.

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Royal Court Theatre Removes Tibet Play Fearing Chinese Backlash

The Royal Court theatre in London is now being accused of censoring its shelves for fear of offending the Chinese government. The Guardian reported that a major new play about contemporary Tibet was pulled off from scheduled by the theatre. Abhishek Majumdar revealed a copy of the Tibet play which has been named Pah-la (Father).

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