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China appoints new Tibet governor, hardline policies to remain

Then member of the Tibetan provincial delegation, Losang Jamcan (back row, 3rd L), also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, poses with Qiangba Puncog (back row, 4th L), former chairman of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and other members of the delegation for an official photograph at the Great Hall of the People, for the start of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, in this November 8, 2012 file picture. REUTERS/David Gray/Files

Then member of the Tibetan provincial delegation, Losang Jamcan (back row, 3rd L), also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, poses with Qiangba Puncog (back row, 4th L), former chairman of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and other members of the delegation for an...more

Then member of the Tibetan provincial delegation, Losang Jamcan (back row, 3rd L), also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, poses with Qiangba Puncog (back row, 4th L), former chairman of China's Tibet Autonomous Region, and other members of the delegation for an official photograph at the Great Hall of the People, for the start of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China in Beijing, in this November 8, 2012 file picture. REUTERS/David Gray/Files
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Losang Jamcan, also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, former mayor of Lhasa, answers questions during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, in this March 14, 2001 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

Losang Jamcan, also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, former mayor of Lhasa, answers questions during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, in this March 14, 2001 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files

Losang Jamcan, also spelt Losang Gyaltsen, former mayor of Lhasa, answers questions during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, in this March 14, 2001 file photo. REUTERS/China Daily/Files
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