In Tibet the people have been stripped from their own freedom of obtaining whichever religion they choose, this being a result of people becoming more individualized. In 1989 Chinese officials challenged the Dalai Lama by denying any Tibetan culture or beliefs. The violations occurred in patterns by continuation of the Chinese strategies to erase all Tibetan culture (China forces Folly…). Human rights experts have been notified to provide greater protection for ethic groups (Ching). Some studies found evidence of Tibetans actually choosing to not practice any religion at all. It was said that they thought it was safer for them to just stay religion free. The right to have freedom of religion is b...
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