The last installment of Al Jazeera’s series on China in the program People and Power investigates the Lhasa Express, the 4000 km train line linking Beijing with Lhasa. Exclusive interviews with members of the Tibetan government in exile and recently escaped Tibetan prisoners echo the familiar refrain that the Chinese government is encouraging a massive influx of Han Chinese to Tibet, but zero coverage of the flip side.
In other Tibet-related news:
Bloomberg: Acting Australian leader, ignoring China, meets with Dalai Lama
AFP: Dalai Lama calls for calm as Olympic torch heads to Tibet
Reuters: Tibetan monks forced to take “patriotic tests”
Daily Times: Is China’s Tibet policy bad for business?