Read + Write + Report
Home | Start a blog | About Orble | FAQ | Blogs | Writers | Paid | My Orble | Login

Daily History - by Craig Hill

March 10 1959 Tibetans Revolt Against China

March 10th 2012 00:01
On March 10th 1959, Tibetans banded together in revolt, surrounding the summer palace of the Dalai Lama in defiance of Chinese occupation forces.

China's occupation of Tibet began nearly a decade before, in October 1950, when troops from its People's Liberation Army (PLA) invaded the country, barely one year after the Communists gained full control of mainland China.

The Tibetan government gave into Chinese pressure the following year, signing a treaty that ensured the power of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the country's spiritual leader, over Tibet's domestic affairs.

Read more at link above...

Dalai Lama 1959
The Dalai Lama In 1959


subscribe to this blog 




Add A Comment

To create a fully formatted comment please click here.


Name or Orble Tag
Home Page (optional)
Bold Italic Underline Strikethrough Separator Left Center Right Separator Quote Insert Link Insert Email
Notify me of replies
Your Email Address
(required for reply notification)
More Posts
14 Posts
30 Posts
31 Posts
174 Posts dating from January 2006
Email Subscription
Receive e-mail notifications of new posts on this blog:

KC Hill's Blogs

18064 Vote(s)
119 Comment(s)
230 Post(s)
820 Vote(s)
6 Comment(s)
7 Post(s)
234 Vote(s)
46 Comment(s)
26 Post(s)
19813 Vote(s)
666 Comment(s)
256 Post(s)
29157 Vote(s)
345 Comment(s)
388 Post(s)
2762 Vote(s)
14 Comment(s)
23 Post(s)
Moderated by KC Hill
Copyright © 2012 On Topic Media PTY LTD. All Rights Reserved. Design by
On Topic Media ZPages: Sydney |  Melbourne |  Brisbane |  London |  Birmingham |  Leeds     [ Advertise ] [ Contact Us ] [ Privacy Policy ]