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potala palace (1645), prostrating pilgrim

this year china celebrates 40 years of its LIBERATION of tibet from the old feudal system, where (so the chinese) ' tibetans were merely servants to a hirarchy of gruesome monastic rulers...' tibetans meanwhile are outnumbered by immigrant chinese, so the majority of opinions to this subject will go the chinese way. this photograph speaks for the unheard minority - the tibetans.

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Uploaded on June 16, 2005