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Update on Tibet Demonstrations, 10 July 2008

July 12, 2008
July 10 2008 @ 06:16 pm BST

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23 June 2008

Karze (Ch: Ganzi) County, Karze "TAP" (incorporated into a Chinese
province of Sichuan) -- A youth horribly beaten with metal baton and
arrested for shouting slogans

Ngodup Dorjee, a 25-year youth from Phuk-Yi-Nang-Tsek-Lek village in
Lhopa township, Karze county, staged a peaceful protest in the market
of the county at 10:30 a.m. on 23 June.

During the protest, he shouted slogans such as "His Holiness the
Dalai Lama should be invited to Tibet. We want religious freedom.
Tibet belongs to Tibetan." He was horribly beaten with metal batons
by the People's Armed Police (PAP) and then taken away.

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Lhasa --- One more dies from injury sustained from gunshot

Anu, a man of over 38 years old and a resident of Paljor Rabten Khang
in Lhasa, was shot during March protests. Although he has undergone
every possible medical treatment at his home, he finally succumbed to
his injury at the end of June. (With this, death toll stands at 214)

His parents' names are Tashi Rabgye (father) and Tsetan (mother).
They have passed away much earlier.

Phenpo Lhundrup (Ch: Lingzhi) County, Lhasa Municipality - One more
dies from injury sustained from beating

Namlang (around 42), a man from Dzong Shol village in Phenpo Lhundrup
county, was horribly beaten during the March protests in the same
county. Although he was hospitalised in the county hospital, his
health has shown no improvement. He finally died in May. (With this,
death toll stands at 215)

He is survived by his wife, two children of 8 and 15 years old, and a
grandmother of 82-year.

It is also reported that a person from the lower division of Lopa
village in Phenpo county and two people from nearby the Phenpo
county, who all have suffered severe beatings, are in a very critical

Rebgong (Ch: Tongren) County, Malho "TAP", Amdo (incorporated into a
Chinese province of Qinghai) - People cancelled Summer Festival in solidarity

The annual Summer Festival of the Rebgong county in June, which is
usually enthusiastically awaited by its people, was cancelled this
year reportedly to show their solidarity with, and gratitude to,
those Tibetans who have suffered the brutal crackdown of the Chinese
government during their recent unprecedented and historic uprising in
all the three traditional provinces of Tibet.

They have cancelled the Summer Festival to equally show their deep
sympathy for the victims of the devastating Sichuan earthquake this May.

The Rebgong county is being tightly guarded by the concerned Chinese
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