Declassified

China Hides the Real Tibet From Congress

A human-rights crackdown in the capital before a "surprise" visit.

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Photographer: Li Lin/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

When former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi led a surprise congressional delegation to Tibet last month under strict Chinese Communist Party supervision, U.S. lawmakers were given a carefully managed and misleading tour of a region under strict and ever-tightening repression, according to the leader of the Tibetan government in exile.

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