Saturday, January 28, 2012

Chinese Police Fire on Tibetan Protesters Again...


These sure look like Stormtroppers or the soldiers-for-hire in Avatar (ironically the highest grossing movie in Chinese movie history). Image from http://www.sftuk.org/join-mass-lobby/  with the caption: Today, Tibet’s streets are filled with troops, maintaining a state of fear.  
Deadly Clashes Spread in Tibetan Areas of China
By KEITH BRADSHER and RICK GLADSTONE (NYT)
Deadly showdowns between Chinese security forces and Tibetans in a restive region of western China spread to a second town on Tuesday, outside advocacy groups reported. 

By KEITH BRADSHER (NYT)
The latest episode was the third of its kind this week, activist groups say.

By DAN LEVIN (NYT)
Far from the eyes of Beijing technocrats, students learn to write Tibetan and get their first formal introduction to a history, culture and religion that many call embattled. 

  


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