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Beijing Puts Tibetan Writers Under House Arrest

Prominent Tibetan writers Tsering Woeser and her husband, Wang Lixiong, told VOA they were placed under house arrest Wednesday in Beijing. According to an email from Woeser, the couple are to remain in their home for the remainder of the week because of a five-day visit to China's capital by the head of the American Himalayan Foundation, with whom Woeser is not personally familiar. Woeser said neither she and nor her husband had ever had any contact with the foundation or received...

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