Protests in other parts of TAR

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 While troops and military vehicles, including tanks, rolled into Lhasa on Mar 14, there were at least three protests in rural areas of Lhasa city: one at Gaden Chokor Monastery in Phenpo Lhundrup (Chinese: Lingzhi) County of Lhasa City and another, small one in Shigatse, the TAR’s […]

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Protests in Lhasa and its neighbouring areas

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Peaceful demonstrations by monks It all began on Mar 10, the 49th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising Day, when up to 600 monks of Drepung monastery in the outskirts of Lhasa tried to march to Bharkor in the centre of the city. They wanted to demonstrate […]

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Uprising sweeps Tibet on 49th revolt anniversary Information updated on the basis of reports available till March 27.

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 After 57 years of Chinese “liberation”, 49 years since the suppression of a national uprising, and 19 years after the brutal suppression of an upsurge of demonstrations, followed by imposition of marital law in capital Lhasa, Tibet erupted once again on Mar 10, 2008 in what can […]

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Protests in other Tibetan areas

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 Massive protests also took place in traditional Tibetan provinces of Amdo and Kham that after China’s annexation of Tibet became Qinghai and parts of Chinese Gansu and Sichuan provinces. They continued even after massive troop deployments and monastery lockdowns around Mar 14 and sealing off of county […]

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Protests within China

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 31’08 Beijing, Chengdu, Lanzhou Large numbers of Tibetans are enrolled in schools, colleges and universities in China in a policy seen by critics as being designed to make Chinese out of them in terms of habits, taste and ultimately, culture. There were reports of candlelight vigils and other […]

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Major casualties and damages

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www.TibetanReview.net, March31’08 Lhasa The exile Tibetan government reported Mar 24 that around 140 Tibetans had been confirmed killed in China’s violent crackdown on Tibetan protests since Mar 14 and released a list of 40 names. Explaining the difficulty of gathering figures, Tibet.net said Mar 24 that in many cases the […]

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Suppression of the Uprising

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 31’08 Lhasa TAR governor Qiangba Puncog was quoted by Xinhua Mar 14 as suggesting no violence was used against the monks. “To prevent unnecessary disturbances from happening, we did some persuasion and they all left in peace,” it quoted him as saying in Beijing, referring to the march […]

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Massive force deployments

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 China mobilized troops and the paramilitary across the Tibetan plateau to crush the uprising, sending in huge reinforcements towards Lhasa and deploying soldiers around many villages as peaceful demonstrations followed by serious disturbances continued to take place in far-flung corners both within the TAR and in Tibetan […]

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Martial Law-like situation

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www.TibetanReview.net, Mar 31’08 The Chairman of the TAR government Mr Qiangba Puncuo maintained that army was not used and the police only used sticks and persuasion to convince the rioters to return home. Also, PTI news agency Mar 16 quoted city mayor Doje Cezhug as saying, “We didn’t enforce martial […]

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Unheard of separatist conspiracies claimed to have been crushed

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www.TibetanReview.net, March 14’08 The authorities in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) crushed a series of conspiracies by the Dalai Lama clique in the past five years and maintained stability there, vice-chairman Ragdi of the Chinese National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee has claimed on Mar 9 on the sidelines of […]

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