Tibet: Starvation Diet

Ever since Tibet's brave but abortive revolt against Red China in 1959, refugees have straggled across the border into India by twos and threes. Last month they came by the scores and even the hundreds. They were driven by hunger. The Chinese Communists have brought something Tibet has not known within living memory: famine.

For thousands of years the Tibetans have stockpiled food reserves in anticipation of their bitter winters. But immediately after the uprising, the Chinese confiscated all the cereal and vegetable foods in all the villages under their control and made an inventory of all sheep, cattle and...

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