Thursday, May 31, 2012

Chinese Crackdown Being Reported In Tibet

China Detains Hundreds After Tibet Immolations -- Voice of America

Chinese police reportedly have detained hundreds of people as part of a security lockdown in the Tibetan capital, Lhasa, after two people set themselves on fire there earlier this week to protest Chinese rule.

The U.S. government-backed Radio Free Asia cited a local source late Wednesday as saying that Chinese authorities have locked up about 600 Tibetan residents. It said many others from outside the Tibetan Autonomous Region have been expelled.

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More News On Tibetan Protests

600 detained in Tibetan capital -- UPI
Witnesses Report Massive Chinese Crackdown in Tibetan Capital -- Voice of America
Arrests reported after Tibet self-immolations -- New York Daily News
Detentions reported in Tibet capital after immolations -- BBC
China detains hundreds in Tibet over self-immolation protests -- The Telegraph
Tibetan woman dies after setting herself on fire -- The Guardian
Two Tibetans self-immolate in Lhasa: is protest spreading? -- John Ruwitch, Christian Science Monitor

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