April 30, 2008

More Arrests in Tibet Ahead of Everest Photo-Ops

China doesn't care what you think:

China has stepped up persecution of Buddhist monks with mass detentions, Tibet activists said Wednesday, as China prepares to take the Olympic torch to the top of Mount Everest.

The actions came a day after six monks were given lengthy prison sentences in the first trial of rioters since deadly violence in Tibet's capital last month.

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Sujatin's picture

Very saddening though not surprising