March 19, 2008
   Posted in News Flash
Published By Tashi

Latest Updates on Tibet Demonstrations

Thursday, 20 March 2008, 5:30p.m.


20th March 2008

Serthar County (Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan province)-
Protest held in various townships

In various townships of Serthar County (including Phuwu) numerous
protests were held even amidst the very tight military presence. No
further details available.

19th March 2008

Ponkhor village, Ma-ngoe township, Luchu County (Kanlho “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Gansu province)

Tibetans from Ponkhor village took part in a protest today.
Also, at a local school in Ponkhor village, protestors raised the Tibetan flag.

18th March 2008

Bora township, Sangchu County (Kanlho “Tibetan Autonomos Prefecture” Gansu province) – Protest held

There was a protest held by monks and laypeople in Bora
Township. During the protest, footage of young Tibetans riding horses
while protesting has been received.

In Tsayou Township (Sangchu County) there was a protest held by laypeople.

Serthar County (Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan province)-
Tibetan flags raised during protest

Protests were held in various places in Serthar County during which Tibetan flags were raised.

Serthar County (Karze “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture,” Sichuan province) –
Around 45 arrested

Among the 45 arrested during the protests held in various places
of Serthar County on 18th March, three names can be further confirmed.
They are:

1) Yonten Tso (from Shoetha village, Serthar County)
2) Sangha (from Yongsa village, Serthar County)
3) Sangpo (from Choktsang Mema, Serthar County)

17th March,2008

Toelung County (Lhasa) Protest

Monks from Khangmar monastery, Damshung County (Lhasa),
participated in a protest lead by the monks from Dhingkha monastery in
Toelung County.

Tibetan students at Central Nationalities University (Beijing) hold candle light vigil

Over a 100 Tibetan students from Central Nationalities
University held a candle light vigil to honour the Tibetans who have
been killed in the recent protests.

In the recent protests in Tibet, Tibetan students from various
universities have been peacefully demonstrating just as they did 20
years ago in the 1988 Lhasa demonstrations.

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