2 April 2008

A new phase of Tibetan defiance: Around 200 nuns from Ratroe Nunnery. eastern Tibet, set off in a peaceful procession in solidarity with Tibetan protesters who had lost their lives in the uprising across the Tibetan plateau. The nuns were forcibly returned to their nunnery.

Despite much pressure, 200 monks from Ba-Chodae Monastery, Bathang County, Kardze refused to sign official documents to support China’s allegations that the Dalai Lama was behind the protests.

Hundreds of Tibetan students from boycotted classes in protest of the recent crackdown on Tibetan demonstrators in the region