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Tibetan Exile Group Blasts Chinese Crackdown in Autonomous Region

Posted May 17th, 2012 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading Tibetan exile group says a crackdown by Chinese authorities in the Tibetan Autonomous Region is turning Buddhist monasteries and nunneries from places of worship into facilities dominated by the study of Chinese state propaganda. Jamphel Monlam, a top official in the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, leveled the accusations in an […]

China To Boost Police Presence in Restive Xinjiang Region

Posted January 30th, 2012 at 9:20 am (UTC-5)
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China says it will boost the police presence in northwestern Xinjiang province, in a push to manage the area’s huge migrant population and crack down on what Beijing calls illegal religious activities. The official Xinnhua news agency says an additional 8,000 police officers will begin patrolling villages in the northwestern region. It quotes a regional […]

Thai Police To Question Ex-PM on 2010 Opposition Crackdown

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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Thai police have summoned former prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy to answer questions about a 2010 crackdown on opposition protesters that left at least 90 people dead and 2,000 others injured. Police Lieutenant General Vinai Thongsong Monday said the questioning, set for December 2, is part of a probe into the deaths of […]

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