A deputy police chief has been named to oversee the running of the formerly independent Tibetan Buddhist academy of Larung Gar in Garze, Sichuan province. Photo: Alamy

In Tibetan Buddhist heartland, Communist Party takeover threatens religious academy’s soul

Deputy police chief named to take over as head of a new party committee to run formerly independent religious academy

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A deputy police chief has been named to oversee the running of the formerly independent Tibetan Buddhist academy of Larung Gar in Garze, Sichuan province. Photo: Alamy
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