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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,…

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 12 May 2008

7 May 2008: Ngapa (Ch: Aba) County, Ngapa “TAP”, Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Thousands of PAP raided Labrang monastery and arrested 149 monks Few thousands of People’s Armed Police (PAP) arrived, without any notice, at the…

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 9 May 2008

16 April 2008: Chushul (Ch: Chushui) County, Lhasa municipality – Fifty monks arrested after PAP conducts raid at 4 am in the morning Around 4 am on 16 April, huge numbers of People’s Armed Police (PAP) surrounded Ratoe monastery, in…