TIBET: Wave of Rebellion

For months word has been filtering over the Himalayas that Tibet's Red Chinese conquerors are running into increasing trouble−armed revolts, underground opposition, widespread unrest. Recently a group of exiled Tibetans, led by the Da'ai Lama's brother, declared in a letter to India's Prime Minister Nehru that the Chinese had bombed the provincial capital of Litang and that Tibetans "had risen in aid of their fellow countrymen." The Indian press was skeptical of the claims and to a man ignored the letter; Indians are careful not to borrow trouble with their big Communist neighbor.

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