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Death toll rise to 79, over 1200 arrests and more than 100 disappear in Tibet

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been closely monitoring the situation inside Tibet particularly since 10 March 2008 when the first peaceful protest led by Tibetan Buddhist monks broke up in Lhasa on the 49th anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day. For the past more than two weeks, the exact figures on the number of arrest, death, injury or disappeared from the violent crackdowns during protests in various parts of Tibet is difficult to ascertain due to various circumstances such as censorship of information, lack of immediate and on the ground assessment, absence of third party fact …

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Tibetan MPs and many others join TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement

On 22 March 2008, three members of Tibetan Parliament in exile, Mr. Karma Yeshi, Mr. Sertha Tsultrim and Mr. Dawa Tsering joined TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement launched to end killings, arbitrary arrests, inhumane torture and enforced disappearances in Tibet. Later, hundreds of other Tibetans joined our movement by voluntarily tonsuring their heads in front of Main Temple gate, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala. Our movement is now gaining a huge momentum as many more Tibetans and Tibet supporters in all parts of the world are tonsuring their heads to express their solidarity to those Tibetans who were killed, arbitrarily arrested and disappeared without …

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