Monday, March 23, 2009

Tibet News Update

China detains 95 Tibetans who protested in the aftermath of Tashi Sangpo’s suicide in Machu River –23 March 2009

The official Chinese state media, Xinhua News Agency was quoted as saying that the Chinese authorities arrested 95 Tibetans who protested against the Chinese government, in the aftermath of a Tibetan monk who committed suicide by drowning himself into Machu River (Yellow River) on 21 March 2009.

Three more Tibetans arrested in connection with Farming Boycott Movement –23 March 2009

Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) received confirmed information from multiple sources that three more Tibetans from Kardze region were again arrested by Chinese authorities on 21 March 2009, under the on-going farming boycott movement in the Tibetan region of Kardze in Sichuan Province.

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