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‘Running out of time’: Tibetan president-elect warns of cultural genocide

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By Cate Cadell and Sanjeev Miglani BEIJING/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The top political leader of Tibet’s government in exile said on Friday that there is an urgent threat of “cultural genocide” in Tibet, and the international community must stand up to China ahead of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Penpa Tsering, who was this month elected president of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), told Reuters that they are committed to a peaceful resolution with China, but Beijing’s current policies threaten the future of Tibetan culture. “Time is running out,” said Tsering, speaking from Dharamsha…

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