Secret Tibetan Settlement Visit Led To Expulsion Of Chinese Journalists

Lu Tang , and She Yonggang, based in Mumbai visited Tibetan settlement in the southern state of Karnataka without revealing their identity last year. It is not uncommon for foreign journalists to visit and interview Tibetans, but a protected area permit (PAP) is required for such purpose which is issued by the Union Home Ministry. There are four major settlements in the southern Indian state of Karnataka which house more than 40,000 Tibetans and it is not yet clear which settlement the journalist had visited.

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