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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 26 May 2008

23 May 2008: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese Province of Sichuan) – Two nuns severely beaten and arrested for staging peaceful protest Jampa and Rigzin Wangdon, both nuns from Dhargye Hardu nunnery, under Karze County,…



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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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Dalai Lama Urges Olympics Respect

London, UK, 21 May 2008 (BBC News) – The Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader, has appealed for Tibetans not to protest during the Olympic Torch visit to the region. Pro-Tibet protests had erupted at many sites along the torch’s…


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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,…