Saturday, March 15, 2008

Tibetan protests turn violent

Protests led by Buddhist monks against Chinese rule in Tibet turned violent Friday, with shops and vehicles torched and gunshots echoing through the streets of the ancient capital, Lhasa. (March 14)

Reported by the Associated Press

Other Reports:
AFP: Tibetan govt-in-exile demands UN intervention
Reuters: Australia joins call for restraint, Asia silent
BBC: Deaths reported in Tibet protests
BBC: Chinese media silent on Tibet

Other news sources on Tibet:
Phayul: Independent Tibetan News
Save Tibet: International Campaign for Tibet

Tibet: The Story of a Tragedy

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