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26 Expelled After Tibetan Nunnery Refuses to Denounce Dalai Lama

Chinese officials expelled at least 26 Tibetan nuns from Jhada Nunnery, a well-regarded religious institution in the eastern region of Tibet, since October. According to a release from the Dra-Sog-Drisum Association Monday, Chinese officials intensified restrictions on admissions after the nunnery refused to denounce the Dalai Lama in September. The nunnery is officially allowed to host 140 nuns, but many more come from various Tibetan areas to study. “Normally when the work team...

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