Additional troop deployments confirmed

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 10, 2009) — China admitted Mar 6 that it had deployed more security forces in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) but maintained that this accorded with the region’s needs. Deployment of armed police in Tibet is no exceptional practice, as they are deployed in all other Chinese provinces, autonomous […]

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Tibetan Website operator arrested in Kanlho, Gansu Province

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 10, 2009) — Kunchok Tsephel Gopey Tsang, the co-operator of a website on Tibetan arts and literature since 2005, has been arrested on Feb 26 from his home in Nyul-ra Township of Machu County in Gannan (Tibetan: Kanlho) Prefecture in Gansu Province, reported Dharamsala-based Tibetan Centre for Human […]

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Four nuns jailed in Karze for 2-3 years

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 10, 2009) — Four nuns of Puru-na Nunnery in Su-ngog Township of Kardze County in Sichuan Province were jailed for 2 to 3 year jail terms for having participated with 46 fellow-nuns on May 14, 2008 in front of the Karze County Headquarters, reported Tibetan Centre for Human […]

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‘Serfs Emancipation Day’ a ‘tit-for-tat’ against ‘Dalai clique’

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — China admitted Mar 6 that it instituted the “Serfs Emancipation Day” as a tool to fight the “Dalai Clique”. It is an important move to wage a “tit-for-tat struggle” against the Dalai clique, China’s official Xinhua news agency Mar 6 cited Legqog, director of the […]

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Propaganda New Year shows rebuffed, two young women held for protesting

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — Tibetans in Karze county not only boycotted government-ordered New Year performances, they also put up posters calling for Tibet’s independence and threatening retaliation for crackdowns in the area, reported Radio Free Asia (RFA, Washington, DC) Mar 5. It also said two young Tibetan women, including […]

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Bloodbath avoided in Ngaba on Mar 2 morning?

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — A bloodbath was avoided in Ngaba County of Sichuan Province on Mar 2 morning after a face-off between a group of hundred young monks of Ngaba Gomang monastery, who were insisting on continuing their march to the town administration, and security forces ended on mediation […]

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Two women held for protesting

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — Two women, Jampa Lhamo, aged 36, and a nun, Pema Yangzom, 22, were arrested after they staged solo protests on Mar 5 in front of the Karze County police headquarters in Sichuan Province. Radio Free Asia (RFA) Mar 5 cited the nun’s Australia-based uncle Yeshe […]

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Two monks, three teenagers held for protesting

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — Two monks and three laymen were held on Mar 6 and 7 for staging protests in Karze County of Sichuan Province, reported Oslo-based Voice of Tibet (VoT) radio service Mar 7. The report did not know the name of the two monks and about their […]

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China claims only 76 sentenced for Mar 14’08 Lhasa ‘riots’

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 09, 2009) — China said Mar 6 that it had sentenced only 76 people for the Lhasa protests of Mar 14, 2008 and released the rest of the 953 arrested. The exile Tibetan government and groups, however, maintain that many more had been arrested and sentenced, with many […]

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‘Problems during uprising anniversary routine, no big problem expected’

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar 07, 2009) — Qiangba Puncog, the governor of Tibet Autonomous Region, has claimed that the region was stable and would remain so ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day. The official Xinhua News Agency Mar 5 cited him as saying that reports of recent […]

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