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“A 1993 report entitled ‘Nuclear Tibet,’ released by the International Campaign for Tibet, documented a local Tibetan doctor, Dr. Tashi Dolma, who had treated over a five-year period seven nomad children, all of whom had subsequently died of cancer after grazing their animals adjacent to a Chinese nuclear base. The use of these delicate grazing lands on the Tibetan plateau as sites for dumping nuclear waste and for building nuclear missile stations illustrates China’s disregard for the core Buddhist belief in an interdependency with nature. It also shows China’s unabated cruelty by consciously jeopardizing the safety of Tibet’s nomadic communities.”

-Art Perry, The Tibetans, pg. 43.

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