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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 1 July 2008

18 June 2008: Driru (Ch: Biru) County, Nagchu Prefecture, “Tibet Autonomous Region” – Four monks of Tarmo monastery arrested, their whereabouts unknown Ngawang Gyalten (42), abbot and head of the Democratic Management Committee of the monastery, Ngawang Jampa (40), one…


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His Holiness’ envoys arrive in China for formal talks

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s Special Envoy Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari and Envoy Kelsang Gyaltsen will arrive in China today for the formal seventh round of discussion with representatives of the Chinese leadership. They will be accompanied by senior assistants Sonam…


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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 28 Jun 2008

24 June 2008: Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze “TAP”, Kham (incorporated into Chinese province of Sichuan) – Four monks of Bheri monastery arrested Local Public Security Bureau (PSB) arrested four monks from Bheri monastery on 24 June. After the arrest,…



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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 27 Jun 2008

22 June 2008: Amdo (incorporated into Chinese province of Qinghai) -A monk of Drepung monastery died from torture in a prison Jigme Phuntsok, a 22-year monk from Drepung monastery, died from torture in a prison located in Amdo on June…