Beijing forces Tibetan students to submit to military


Lahasa [Tibet] Aug 7 (ANI): Chinese authorities of the Tibet Autonomous Corps force school students to undergo military training during their vacation to indoctrinate them into the ideology of the ruling Communist Party of China, Radio Free Asia reported citing Tibetan sources.

As part of Beijing’s plan to weaken cultural ties, the students are sent to Lhasa and several other areas to attend two training camps set up in Nyingtri, southern Tibet.

“Tibetan children who usually attend Tibetan schools and monasteries during their summer and winter holidays now have no choice but to follow these military training programs,” said Karma Tenzin, Tibet Policy researcher. Institute based in India.

It is China’s attempt to brainwash young Tibetans through a strategy of implementing programs like this, it will become a threat to the Tibetan language, ”Tenzin added.

Language rights have become a particular focus of Tibetan efforts to assert national identity in recent years, with language classes held informally in monasteries and towns generally regarded as “illegal associations” and teachers subject to corruption. detention and arrest, Radio Free Asia reported citing sources.

Recently, Beijing forcibly closed a monastery in China’s Gansu Province, expelling monks and nuns while many of them were also detained by Beijing during this expulsion.

Chinese authorities are also preparing for increased control over Tibetan Buddhism, where monasteries are prohibited from giving traditional monastic education that is an integral part of Tibetan Buddhism.

On the contrary, monks and nuns are subjected to regular “patriotic education” and other political campaigns which are fundamentally against the basic tenets of Tibetan Buddhism.

Due to the Chinese occupation, Tibet‘s environment has been destroyed, resources have been exploited and transported illegally, and rivers have been polluted. Their occupation has deprived Tibetans of their basic rights and the human rights situation in Tibet continues to deteriorate and worsen every year under the oppressive and repressive policies of the Chinese Communist Party. (ANI)