10 March 1959 Tibetan national uprising

10 March 1959 Tibetan national uprising

Tens of thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of Lhasa, Tibet’s capital, rising up against China’s illegal invasion and occupation of their homeland.

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23 May 1951 17-point agreement

23 May 1951 17-point agreement

China consolidated its military occupation of Tibet forcing the Tibetan government to sign the '17 Point Agreement'.

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1949/1950 Chinese invasion

1949/1950 Chinese invasion

40,000 Chinese troops invaded Tibet; an independent nation the size of Western Europe.

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