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Chinese police employ savage beatings, repressive decree to force Tibetans to observe ‘Army Day’

Chinese authorities in two different Tibetan counties have used disproportionate force and violence as a punishment for Tibetans failing to properly organize the celebration of “Chinese Workers and Farmers Red Army Day”, which falls on 1 August and is observed annually in China as ‘Army Day’ or the founding anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). This year marked the 88th founding anniversary of the PLA. Tibetans in Kashung Township in Nangchen County, were severely beaten by the Chinese police for failing to organize the celebration in ways the government authorities had decreed. Local Tibetans have been beaten up so …

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Six monks arrested for removing and burning Chinese national flags in Diru

Chinese authorities have detained six monks for challenging a government order to fly Chinese national flags on their monastery rooftops. The unidentified monks had removed and burned a Chinese national flag hoisted on the rooftop of Drong-ngur Kagyu Phelgyeling Monastery at Wathang town in Diru County, Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region.

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