TIBET: The Tightening Yoke

Little news trickles out of the mountain-ringed jail that the Red Chinese have made of Tibet, and no reporters are allowed in. Eleven months ago, a nine-man committee of the International Commission of Jurists began sifting through Red Chinese documents and broadcasts, intelligence reports and refugee interrogations in an effort to separate fact from rumor, discover what was really going on. Last week their report was in. The committee could not be charged with prejudice: eight of its nine members were from Asian or African countries of neutralist leanings.

Since crushing the Tibetan rebellion last year, the committee reported, the Red...

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