Fresh calls for the return of the Dalai Lama in Tibet

Tibetan monks and nuns in eastern Tibet’s Kham province have staged protests defying stepped up crackdown by Chinese authorities, the Tibetan government in exile based in Dharamsala town in northern India said here Monday.

The spokesman said the first incident took place in Karze county where monk Goyang of Tsistang monastery led a protest on the streets and shouted slogans in favour of a free Tibet and called for the return of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, The Tibetan centre for human rights and domocracy was quoted as saying.

Goyan also called for the release of Pangri Rinpoche and other political prisoners in Tibet.

The protesters also called for the return of the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai lama,Radio Free Asia was quoted as saying by the spokesman.

Similar protest also took place by monks on June 6.The monks were allegedly severely beaten and detained by the police,RFA was quoted as saying.

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  1. says: Rajneesh

    In the Name of Tibet and Dalai Lama, western forces will play diplomatic games..scare INDIA against China..and INDIAN politicians will get ample opportunities to get Dalali out of Arms Deals “Necessary For Security Expenditures” This is the whole story..

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