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July 26, 2013 4:04 PM

Chinese officials swipe Tibetan land to pay debts

Part of the unstated reasoning is China’s resolve to pull Tibetans and other minorities out of their semi-autonomous regions and integrate them into the larger Chinese society. But another unspoken motivation, Human Rights Watch says in a new report, is the determination to exploit the Tibetan plateau’s natural resources, while also resettling other Chinese communities in Tibet.

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