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New Video Shows Mass Protest in Northeastern Tibet

May 26, 2012

March 22, 2012

DHARAMSHALA: A new video from Tibet shows a large group of monks
holding a peaceful protest in Ba Thunte or Gepa Sumdo in Tsolho in
Tibet’s Amdo Province, demanding the return of His Holiness the
Dalai Lama and respect for Tibetan language. (Watch)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkqRO_L3Ems&feature=youtu.be

Holding Tibetan national flags the monks from Shingtri Monastery
moved in a procession on the streets of Gepa Sumdo on 15 March. The
monks headed towards the local municipal office, shouting slogans
for the return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, freedom and equal
respect for the Tibetan language.

The monks were later joined by thousands of lay people during the
peaceful protest.

The police have arrested over 50 monks after the protest.

Next day, more than 2,000 Tibetans shouted slogans in front of the
police station for the release of the arrested monks.

In another incident, a Tibetan student of middle school in Ba
Thunte raised voices for the Tibetan people’s right to freedom of
religion and language.

The whole region is currently under severe restrictions.
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