Saturday, February 18, 2012

Another Tibetan monk dies in anti-Chinese protest, hundreds detained...

Another Tibetan monk, Tamchoe Sangpo, dies in anti-Chinese protest  - Reuters/Carlos Barria
By IAN JOHNSON (NYT)
A Tibetan monk died after setting fire to himself Friday, another sign of the trouble in China’s western border region.  

China Detains Tibetans After Trip to India, Rights Group Says
By REUTERS (NYT)
Several hundred Tibetans who had attended teaching sessions overseen by the Dalai Lama were being forced to undergo political re-education, Human Rights Watch said.
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