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Tibetans stand against relocation policy: Chinese open fire six women injured

Dharamshala: According to a resource from Tibet, at 11am, 24 May, 2009, Tibetan residents of Tao county and Nyagchu county eastern Tibet congregated to stand against relocation, the confrontation ended in a deadly clash with the Chinese police.  Chinese armed paramilitaries shot into the unarmed crowd and critically wounded six Tibetan women, their whereabouts and the health status is unknown.

Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2009 20:14
 
Heavily armed paramilitary police patrol a street of Kangding, Ganzi prefecture in southwestern China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, March 10, 2009. Photo: AP

Tsering a Tibetan monk's testimony: Why we fight

Dharamsala: Tsering, a Tibetan researcher and monk from the Kirti monastery, eastern Tibet recounted his experiencesin Tibet during the nationwide unrest last March with a gathering of foreigners in Dharamsala, India yesterday: "I spent the first 19 years of my life in Tibet. Last year I collected information regarding the March protests in Ngaba county, eastern Tibet, my native region. After the 10th of March, larger protests ensued; the most prevalent took place on the 14th of March. On the 7th of February, one monk burned himself alive. Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 10:39

 
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We led the peaceful demonstration in Karze county, eastern Tibet: Madhue Gonpo

Dharamsala: Madhue Gonpo, a Tibetan monk from Kanze County, recounts his experience leading a charged political demonstration in March of 2008. He was one of the chief instigators of the uprising in Kanze County, eastern Tibet - a peaceful march which, tainted by Chinese military gunfire, turned into a scene of carnage.

"My name is Madhu Gonpo. I was born in 1968, son of Gelu and Lobsang Tso in Kadhok Village of the Se-ngo Township in Karze County, eastern Tibet. When I was 19 years old I married Dolma Lhatso in Madhu Village and we had one son and two daughters: Nyima Dakpa, Tsewang Dolma and Tenzin Dolkar. They are currently completing their studies in Karze County, eastern Tibet. I am a businessman and as a Buddhist, I take refuge in the three jewels: Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. I am servant of the Buddhist religion, and am active in politics and social work. Last Updated on Thursday, 28 May 2009 19:11

 
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A Tibetan Hero: Tsering Jurme's brief biography and a detailed account of protest

Dharamsala: Tibetan Monk Tsering Jurme recruited supporters for and subsequently partook in the anti-Chinese government demonstration in Karze County, eastern Tibet. After several months in hiding, he successfully escaped Tibet. Here he speaks out on China's desperate use violent measures in containing peaceful demonstrations.

"I was born on the 5th of October 1985, son of Dawa Dhondup and Pal Dekyi in Phukyulnang Village of the Lhopa Township in Karze County, Eastern Tibet. I am one of ten children, three of who are monks. At age 10 I was enrolled in primary school in my village, and at age 16 I joined the Tsitsang Monastery to pursue higher monastic studies. On the 18th of March 2008 a monk named Ngoega from Serchu village in Karze county led a pro-Tibet demonstration and recruited ten Tibetans including myself. During the protest, armed Chinese military surrounded the demonstrators and opened fire. Last Updated on Monday, 25 May 2009 12:16

 
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China sentences Tibetan monk to life in prison

Dharamshala: The Kanlho Intermediate Peoples Court today sentenced a Tibetan monk to life in prison, reports a verifiable source to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Numerous sources confirmed that Gannan (Tib: Kanlho) Intermediate People s Court sentenced Tsultrim Gyatso, a monk of Labrang Monastery to life in prison on the charge of jeopardizing national security. Tsultrim Gyatso, 37, hails from a village called Yig-jang, in Labrang (Ch: Sangchu) County, Gannan  Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture  ( TAP ), Gansu Province. Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 10:38
 
Armed Chinese paramilitary police stand guard at a street corner leading to the Jokhang temple in Lhasa, capital of Tibet, China on Wednesday March 11, 2009. Photo: AP

China arrests two Tibetan brothers, invoking last year's protests

Dharamsala: China arrested two Tibetan brothers from Karze who were actively involved in last year’s 18 March protest against Chinese oppression in Kardze County (Ch: Ganzi/Garze), which consisted of hundreds of Tibetans and left at least three people dead. Tenpa, age 30, and his younger brother Jamdo, age 25, are farmers from Rapa Village, Zakhog Township, Karze County, Karze TAP, Sichuan Province. They had been on the run for more than a year prior to their arrest in Jekundo at the beginning of this month, according to information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 10:38
 

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