Former political prisoner Lukar Jam’s car smashed, says his family feels threatened

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 24: Lukar Jam, a former Tibetan political prisoner and a prominent advocate of Tibetan independence, who has been in the middle of controversy of late due to one of his Facebook post, has found his car smashed this morning, leaving his family feeling threatened by anti-social elements in the Tibetan community.

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Trouble brews for China in Xinjiang

Claude Arpi, The Asian Age | March 23, 2017

The identity of the attackers was not disclosed,” but they were obviously Uyghurs.

In August 2016, at the end of the annual closed-door meeting held at the beach resort of Beidaihe, an official statement announced that Zhang Chunxian would be replaced by Chen Quanguo as party secretary of the restive Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR). Mr Chen was then serving as party boss in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR), where he had shown his skills to “pacify” the restive Tibetans.

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