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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 8 May 2008

1-8 May 2008: Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture, Kham (incorporated into “TAR”) – Authorities re-locate Stupas to create space for a park Eleven stupas (a Buddhist shrine or pagoda that houses a relic), which earlier stood behind the prayer hall of…



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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 7 May 2008

4 May 2008: Chamdo (Ch: Changdu) County, Kham (incorporated into Chamdo Prefecture, “TAR”) – Tibetan man shot and killed after he resists arrest At around 9 am on 4 May, seven People’s Security Bureau (PSB) officials arrived at the home…


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Envoys will brief His Holiness the Dalai Lama on 7 May 2008

Dharamshala: The two envoys, Kasur Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari and Kelsang Gyaltsen, will give a briefing to His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Tibetan leadership, when they reach Dharamshala on Wednesday, 7 May. The two envoys of His Holiness the Dalai…


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China lays out ground rules for Tibet talks

Kesang Yangkyi Takla and Jampal Chosang (AFP) BEIJING (AFP) – China on Tuesday laid out ground rules for further talks with the Dalai Lama, saying he must first stop pushing for Tibetan independence and provoking deadly unrest in his Himalayan…