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Join TCHRD movement to end killings, arbitrary arrests, inhumane torture and enforced disappearances in Tibet

Sensing the unspeakable human rights violations taking place inside Tibet since the past ten days, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemns in its strongest possible terms the ongoing ironclad crackdown on peaceful Tibetan protestors by the Chinese authorities in the Chinese occupied Tibet. So far, at least 65 Tibetans were known to have been killed, thousands injured, over thousands arbitrarily detained and arrested, hundreds disappeared and death toll rising.

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Hundreds of Tibetan nomads and farmers protest in Luchu County

At the time of filing this update, just a moment ago at around 7:00pm (Beijing Standard Time) on 19 March 2008, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) received a confirmed information from the site of the demonstration that, more than two hundreds Tibetan nomads and farmers from Ponkor Village, Ma Ngoe Township, Luchu County (Ch: Luqu Xian), Kanlho “TAP” Gansu Province, are staging a peaceful demonstration at the Township Public Primary School compound.

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Three Tibetans shot dead in Kardze Protest

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) received confirmed information from multiple sources, that at least three Tibetan protestors were shot dead this afternoon during a peaceful demonstration in Kardze County, Sichuan Province in eastern Tibet after Chinese security forces started an indiscriminate firing on the peaceful Tibetan protestors. The incident took place on 18 March 2008, today between 2:30 – 3:00 PM (Beijing Standard Time) when around 300 Tibetans from all walks of life staged a peaceful protest demonstration in the main market square of Kardze County, Sichuan Province by raising slogans calling for “independence for Tibet” …

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