First Xinjiang, now Tibet passes rules to promote ‘ethnic unity’

 Potala Palace, Lhasa. 	13 August 2013. Author:	Coolmanjackey

Echo Xie in Beijing
Published: 6:30am, 13 Jan, 2020

Regulations to “strengthen ethnic unity” will take effect in Tibet in May, four years after similar rules were introduced in Xinjiang, according to Chinese state media.

Officials in Xinjiang have occasionally cited similar regulations as justification for crackdowns on the region’s ethnic Uygur community.

Tibet’s people’s congress, the autonomous region’s legislature, endorsed the rules on Saturday to take effect from May 1, the official Tibet Daily reported on Sunday.

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