In a stunning new book, National Geographic photographer Michael Yamashita takes viewers along a historic trade route high up in the Tibetan Plateau. In-person appearance at Asia Society Hong Kong this Thursday, October 25.
Current tensions — including Tibetan monks and nuns using self-immolation as a form of protest — are not going to disappear without some concession from China's government, says a leading Tibet expert.
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