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China says 15 Communist Party leaders in Tibet guilty of graft

Jan 28, 2015    

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese anti-graft authorities found 15 senior Communist Party officials in Tibet guilty of corruption last year and punished them, the state-owned China News Service said on Tuesday.China strictly polices dissent in Tibet but it is highly unusual for anti-graft authorities to investigate such matters.A team from the party investigated officials suspected of joining groups supporting Tibetan independence, providing intelligence to the faction of Tibet's spiritual leader - the Dalai Lama, funding activities that endanger national security and other violations, the report sai...

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