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On the other hand, on pages 91 and 92, he states that Tibetans are all "one nationality, with one religion" , referring to Amdowas and Khampas living in the Chinese provinces of Qinghai, Gansu, Sichuan and Yunnan as well as to the U-Tsang people in the TAR. This position contradicts the artificial division by the Chinese of one ethnic Tibet into various political units. The Panchen Lama's main project here is to put the Marx 1st-Leninist concept of nationality and the Chinese constitution's guarantee of religious freedom to the acid test supplied by his evidence of Communist policies and practices in Tibet.
However, there are evidential clues about the Panchen Lama's nuanced understanding of the complexities of Sino-Tibetan relations, indicating in particular that Tibet's political status is different from that of other national minorities in the PRC. For example, he writes that although Tibet "has been under the jurisdiction" of China for "several hundred years", Tibet functioned historically as a separate political entity. That is why, he argues on page 63, "most of the people in all strata strongly perceive themselves as Tibetan, and only have a weak perception of the motherland", The above point is mentioned in passing as one of his swift punches.
This led to no clear distinction being made between those people who joined the rebellion because of their reactionary ideology, those who joined because they were deceived, and those who were forced to join under duress. There were some people who were labelled as rebels because, during the rebellion, they lived in an area where the rebellion was taking pface, went to such an area or, passing through such an area, they stayed there for a short time. As regards relationships with the rebels, they indiscriminately labelled as collaborators with the rebels all those who during 1957 and 1958 had new or old contacts or dealings with people from Kang [Kham] and Anduo [Amdo], even those who had provided accommodation for people from Kang and Anduo who were passing through.
A Poisoned Arrow: The Secret Report of the 10th Panchen Lama by Tibet Information Network