Tibet: Himalayan Hell

Despite Moscow's grim new repression in Eastern Europe, Communism's Asian face still wears the harsher visage. Distracted by the rush of events in the West, the world has all but forgotten the continuing torment of Tibet, which was first invaded in 1950 by the Communist Chinese army and again two years ago by screaming Red Guards. Those successive onslaughts have transformed the land of Shangri-la into a nightmarish Himalayan hell.

An estimated 300,000 of Tibet's 1,300,000 people have been exterminated, many by savage methods, since the first Peking general moved into Lhasa's...

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