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UN committee calls for abolishing the boarding school system in Tibet

The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) is calling on China to immediately abolish its boarding school system in Tibet. The government should “immediately abolish the coerced residential (boarding) school system imposed on Tibetan children” and, in addition, the establishment of private Tibetan schools should be allowed, according to the Committee’s concluding observations at the end of its meeting in Geneva.

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