10th August 2016
State Department also releases Tibetan-language version of human rights report on China and Tibet
The US Department of State has joined in with international criticism of the demolitions carried out last month in Larung Gar Monastery in Tibet. The monastery, based in Sertar County in Kardze, eastern Tibet, was heavily damaged after a Chinese work team carried out demolition work there on the morning of 20 July.
Elizabeth Trudeau, the Director of the Department of State’s Press Office,expressed concern about the demolitions in response to a question at the State Department’s Daily Press Briefing on 8 August.