20 keys to understand
2008 “Books and Human Rights” Prize
This book provides an objective and reasoned answer to the questions that everyone asks about Tibet: What is the origin of the conflict between China and Tibet? Why did Tibetans rise up in 1959, 1989 and March 2008? Is Tibet historically part of China? Who is the Dalai Lama? What is Tibetan Buddhism? Was traditional Tibet a feudal society practicing serfdom? What strategic and economic challenges does Tibet represent for the Chinese? What is the real human rights situation in China and Tibet? So many keys to also understand why the Tibetan question concerns and fascinates the West.