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
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

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
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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