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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 24 May 2008

May 2008: Sog (Ch: Sou) County, Nagchu Prefecture (Ch: Naqu Shen), “TAR” – A 15-year boy protested against Chinese government and was arrested On 9 May Sonam Gyalpo, a 15-year boy, shouted slogans such as “Tibet is an independent country”,…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 21 May 2008

17-19 May: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese Province of Sichuan) – A series of peaceful protests carried out at County government office. On 19 May, Dorjee Gyaltsen and Tashi Wangyal, both lay, from Tharmey Village,…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 17 May 2008

14 May 2008: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese Province of Sichuan) – Three different protests took place on the same day Four nuns (Yeshi Choetso alias Yigha, age 36, Gyalgha Lhamo, age 54, Deyang, age…


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Dalai Lama Says Not Seeking Independence From China

Bochum, Germany, 16 May 2008 (AFP) – The Dalai Lama insisted Friday he is not seeking independence for Tibet, as he pressed ahead with a five-country Western tour two months after deadly violence erupted in his homeland. “We want to…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 13 May 2008

13 May 2008: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese Province of Sichuan) – Nuns and monks protested at county headquarters Lobsang Choeden, Palden Tsultrim and Lobsang Tenpa (age 20), monks from Karze monastery, in Karze County,…