scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,819
Human Rights in Tibet In 1949 newly communist China sent 35000 troops to invade Tibet Tibet Support Group UK 1 The year after that a treaty was made The treaty acknowledged sovereignty over Tibet but recognized the Tibetan governments autonomy with respect to internal affairs The Chinese violated the treaty on many occasions though This lead to the National Uprising in 1959 and after that the exile of the Dalai Lama spiritual leader of Tibet and many governmental leaders Office of Tibet 1 During and after the Chinese invasion of Tibet there was mass destruction of Tibetan buildings Over 6000 monasteries temples and other cultural and historic buildings were destroyed The contents of the thousands of buildings destroyed was taken back to China and sold Office of Tibet 3 The Tibetan people tried to rebuild their country but the political leader who tried to start the recuperation policy was forced to resign from office shortly after Office of Tibet 2 During the National Uprising alone 87000 Tibetans were killed Another 430000 died in the fifteen years of guerilla warfare that followed Sources also say that up to 260000 have died in prisons and in labour camps Tibet Support Group UK 3 Also 200 unarmed civilians were killed during non-violent protests between 1987 and 1989 Overall 1200000 Tibetans have died since 1959 That is roughly one fifth of the population of Tibet Office of Tibet 1 That does not include all of the deaths of Tibetans during the Chinese invasion and all of those who froze to death trying to flee Tibet The Tibetan people who survived the killing were denied what most consider primal freedoms One of which is freedom of religion Tibetan religious practice was forcibly suppressed until 1979 Tibet Support Group UK 4 Also in early 1989 Chinese authorities undertook a campaign to tighten control over religious practice This campaign intensified the crackdown on the pro-democracy movement Churchward 1 The campaign affected
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA