China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

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China is keeping foreign tourists out of Tibet throughout delicate political anniversaries.

Travel firms called Wednesday stated foreign travelers would not be enabled into the Himalayan area till April 1.

It’s unclear when the restriction began, although some tracking groups stated it began this month.

March 10 is the 60th anniversary of an abortive 1959 uprising versus Chinese guideline in Tibet, while anti-government riots took place March 14, 2008, in the local capital Lhasa.

While the immigrant travel restriction is a yearly incident, the event of the 60th anniversary is drawing unique attention from the authorities.

Amid heavy security on the ground, Tibet is practically completely near foreign reporters and diplomats and info about real conditions there is difficult to acquire.

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