The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters
The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters

Tibetans not obliged to take part in ‘labour transfer programme’, regional government chief says as it is likened to Xinjiang camps

  • Scheme designed to help local people learn new skills find work, regional government chairman Qizhala says
  • But authorities also planning to run propaganda and educational campaigns to free Tibetans from their ‘negative religious influences’, he says

Topic |   Tibet
The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters
The chairman of the Tibet regional government says local people have “old bad habits … which come from mostly negative religious influences”. Photo: Reuters
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