Contribution of “Abolishment of Serf System” in Tibet to Human Rights Campaign ---- In Memory of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Democratic Reform in Tibet

Li Sha


In 1959, the Chinese government conducted a democratic reform in Tibet, and thoroughly abolished feudal serf system. Feudal serf system in Tibet before that time was dark and ferocious, vandalizing “human character, personality, human rights and humanity”, seriously obstructing overall progress of the Tibetan society, and isolating Tibet from the modern civilized world. The fact in Tibet that “millions of serfs acquired freedom and liberation, and thence became human in its actual meaning” was in line with the goal of human rights campaign without doubt. Therefore, the Chinese government and people made another great contribution to the human rights campaign and human civilized progress.

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