China Lifts 17-year Ban on Dalai Lama Photos at Tibet Monastery

China Lifts 17-year Ban on Dalai Lama Photos at Tibet Monastery

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Dalai-lama-UScapitol-2011-Intl-campaign-for-tibet-photoChinese officials have lifted a ban on Tibetan monks displaying photographs of the Dalai Lama at a prominent monastery, a rights group said on Thursday, an unexpected policy shift which could ease tensions in the restive region.

The looser restrictions may be introduced into other regions and may signal a policy shift regarding Tibet, three months after President Xi Jinping took office.

(READ the story from Reuters)

2011 photo by the International Campaign for Tibet

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