Agam's Gecko
Monday, March 17, 2008
Mourning at Kirti
The photo shows dead bodies of Tibetans lying at Kirti Monastery, in Ngaba County, Sichuan Province on Sunday. Eight dead bodies were reportedly brought in from the protest scene in the Ngaba County for prayers as sources say at least 30 Tibetans felled after armed troops shot discriminately into the peacefully protesting Tibetans on March 16, 2008.
Photo and caption: Phayul.com / Kirti Monastery, Dharamsala

he leading Tibetan civil organisations appealed for the world's help, and calling for international intervention.
“We fear the worst for our Tibetan marchers and sisters as the Chinese authorities lockdown Lhasa and deploy armed police and troops across the country,” said Ven. Ngawang Woebar, President of Gu-Chu-Sum Ex-political Prisoners’ Movement in Tibet.


“Protests in Tibet show Tibetans are absolutely not happy under Chinese rule,” said Tibetan Youth Congress President Mr Tsewang Rigizin and called on fellow Tibetans both in and outside to continue “peaceful protests” to ensure Chinese get out of Tibet.
(Click on the photo for a slightly larger version, which isn't working on Phayul's link at the moment)

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