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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 9 April 2008

9 April 2008: Ramoche monastery (Lhasa) -Most monks from Ramoche monastery arrested. All of the monks at Ramoche monastery (except around 30 of them) were arrested today on April 7. Ramoche monastery usually houses over a 100 monks. Since the…

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Rudd raises Tibet rights issues in China

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has delivered a blunt message to China in a speech in Beijing, saying there are significant human rights problems in Tibet. “Australia, like most other countries, recognises China sovereignty over Tibet but we also believe it…

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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 April 2008

7 April 2008: Tawu (Ch: Daofu) County, Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan Province – Tight restrictions at Ratroe nunnery Due to the protests by the nuns from Ratroe nunnery on April 2, armed forces continue to impose tight restrictions at…