Is China’s Regime Fire-Bombing Tibetan Monasteries?

Posted: July 3, 2014 in Asia Pacific Region, News
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Tibet, Activism And Information

Taksta Monastery Gutted By 'Mysterious' Fire Taksta Monastery Gutted By ‘Mysterious’ Fire

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Yet another Tibetan monastery has been engulfed in flames, Taksta based in Zoege County in Eastern Tibet’s Kham region was struck by a raging inferno on Monday June 30, with the main prayer hall suffering the greatest damage. This latest fire follows two other blazes one earlier this year and another in November 2013 badly damaging Buddhist temples, also located in Kham. All are hugely important and influential centers, associated with historic and more recent opposition to China’s vicious and illegal occupation of Tibet.

The Smoking Ruins Of Lithang Monastery The Smoking Ruins Of Lithang Monastery

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On November 16 2013 Lithang Monastery was ablaze, if we are to believe China’s propaganda agency, Xinhua, the cause it claimed was a faulty wiring problem.

Yesterday Serthar Monastery was engulfed in flames destroying a significant part of the sprawling Buddhist institute

Serthar Monastery Ablaze Serthar Monastery Ablaze

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The question looming here…

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