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China to Tighten Control over Migrant Monks and Nuns in Tibet

On March 19, 2012, China Review News published an article on the CCP’s increased control over "migrant monks and nuns" and the reincarnation of living Buddhas in Tibet.

Party General Secretary Hu Jintao spoke to the Tibetan delegation at the annual session of the National People’s Congress on March 9, 2012. Hu gave instructions on ensuring overall social stability in Tibet. According to the article in China Review News, Tibetan regional Party authorities must “concentrate on keeping ‘migrant monks and nuns’ in line, clean up and regulate religious activities, strengthen the development of Tibet’s Buddhist institutes, tighten management of the reincarnation of living Buddhas, build a long-term management system for monasteries, push forward the regulation and legalization of the management of monasteries, unite patriotic monks and nuns, and reduce disharmonious factors in society.”  

Source: China Review News, March 19, 2012