Dozens arrested after monk’s self-immolation
Mar. 29 (RFA): Chinese authorities have detained 12 Tibetans in a crackdown following the self-immolation death of a monk in protest against Beijing rule that has triggered wider demonstrations, including a hunger strike among high school students.
Eight of them were held after a 100-strong protest march in the Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of China’s Sichuan province on Mar. 23. Separately, Chinese security personnel detained three men, including the uncle and younger brother of the 20-year-old Tibetan monk, who self-immolated to death in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet.
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