Argument: San Yat-sen announced in 1911 unification China with Tibet

Issue Report: Tibet independence


“Tibet: Its Ownership and Human Rights Situation,” also known as the “China White Paper”. Issued by Information Office of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China in September 1992. (The definitive Chinese Government line on Tibet) – “The Qing Dynasty was overthrown in the 1911 Chinese Revolution. During his inauguration speech as first president of the Republic of China, Sun Yat-sen announced ‘the unification of the Han [Chinese], Manchu, Mongol, Hui and Tibetan peoples.'”