The US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: XinhuaThe US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: Xinhua
The US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: Xinhua

US imposes sanctions over Tibet and urges Beijing to release outspoken professor Xu Zhangrun

  • Washington will restrict visas for Chinese Communist Party officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region
  • Law professor Xu Zhangrun has publicly criticised Chinese leader Xi Jinping
Topic |   US-China relations
The US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: XinhuaThe US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: Xinhua
The US says it will impose visa restrictions on Chinese officials who block outsiders from visiting the Tibetan Autonomous Region and other Tibetan areas. Pictured, a visitor posing in front of the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa, capital of the autonomous region, on July 2. Photo: Xinhua
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