Chinese sentry overlooking Barkhor Square during period of Martial Law in Lhasa, 1989

Chinese sentry overlooking Barkhor Square during period of Martial Law in Lhasa, 1989

 

Name:
Tibet Information Network (Collector)
Central Tibetan Administration-in-Exile (India) (Publisher)
Title:
Chinese sentry overlooking Barkhor Square during period of Martial Law in Lhasa, 1989
Abstract:
Photograph of a Chinese sentry overlooking Barkhor Square during period of Martial Law in Lhasa with tank in background.
Collection Name:
Tibet Information Network (TIN) Archive
Subjects:
Militarization of police; Human rights; Tibetans; Lhasa (China)
Format:
photographs
Genre:
Documentary photographs
Origin Information:
1989-03
Date:
March 1989
Physical Description:
10.2 x 15.2 cm
Note:
Set 4, Photo 1. Annotation on back: Martial Law, Lhasa. Chinese sentry overlooking Barkor Square in Lhasa. Behind this soldier a tank can be seen & this is the only photo ever seen of a tank in the square. The Chinese have always denied that tanks wer e ever deployed in Lhasa.
Language:
English
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
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Also In:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-d1hr-tj70