The serfs' miserable life
www.chinaview.cn 2008-04-16 14:01:10   Print

    The wealth of the society was highly concentrated in Tibet before 1959. More than 80 percent was possessed by the manorial lords and less than 20 percent belonged to the serfs, who accounted for 95 percent of the population. The masses of serfs lived in extreme poverty.

    (Source: tibet.cn)

Editor: Wang Yan
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