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File: A police notice in Nyalam County

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been informed by a reliable source about human rights violations pertaining to land, livelihood and women’s rights in Zurtso (Ch: Suozuo) Township, Nyalam (Ch: Nielamu) County, Shigatse (Ch: Xigaze) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, in the Tibetan province of U-Tsang.

Local Chinese authorities have been attempting to relocate residents of Zurtso Township to nearby government-built housing facilities for quite sometime. The local authorities claim that the old houses had become unstable due to the tremors felt during the 2015 earthquake that wrought extensive damage on neighbouring Nepal.

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