11 March 2008

Protests continued to grow across Tibet – Hundreds of monks at Sera Monastery staged a peaceful protest calling for the release of detained monks and shouting pro-Tibet slogans. The protest was met with around 2,000 Chinese troops who fired tear gas into the crowd. Labrang Tashikyil Monastery, pro-independence leaflets were distributed, and in Kardze, eastern Tibet a large peaceful protest was met with brutal with force with police firing live ammunition at demonstrators, killing three and injuring a further ten.