Tibet, also known as TAR, is a democratic region in China that is very poor, and is
mainly inhabited by Buddhists. Throughout its long history, Tibet at times has governed
itself as an independent state and at other times has had various levels of association with
China. Whatever China 's involvement in Tibetan affairs, Tibet's internal government was
for centuries a theocracy, under the leadership of Buddhist lamas, or monks. In 1959 the
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Tibet is a democracy, instead of a Theocracy, or Communism, and the people
still live in poverty. They get to elect the Dalai Lama. And the leader of the search party
for the Panchen Lama was jailed.
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