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China's Language Policy in Tibetan Areas

China's Language Policy in Tibetan Areas

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Kunleng invites Gonpo Tashi, Paris based writer, and Gazan Lama Kyab, a former teacher at Qinghai law school, to discuss the implications of China's plan to replace the current bilingual system in Tibetan areas with only Mandarin as the medium of instruction.

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