Tibetan Students Protest over Language Reforms

Tibetan students in┬áBeijing and Tongren have recently demonstrated against planned education reforms in the Qinghai Province. ┬áThe reforms threaten to limit the use of the Tibetan language in schools and many believe the region’s Tibetan population will have to study in Mandarin Chinese in the future, which they see as an erosion of their own language and culture. [Read more…]