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Authorities in Tibet Replace Tibetan Style Buildings with Modern - 2003-10-13


Tibetan stringer Gedun Rinchen reported that the authorities in Tibet have been replacing Tibetan traditional houses with modern concrete buildings; they have demolished most of the traditional house around the Bakhor in Lhasa, Tibet’s capital. Now according to tourists and new arrivals from Tibet, the authorities demolishing Tibetan style clinics in Shegatse area, the second largest city, in Tibet. Tibetans say Chinese migrant workers were given the construction work and Tibetans do not benefit from China's development projects in Tibet.

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