May 23, 2011

China Detains 300 Tibetan Buddhist Monks

Sui-Lee Wee, Reuters

Security forces have detained about 300 Tibetan monks from a monastery in southwestern China for a month amid a crackdown sparked by a monk's self-immolation, two exiled Tibetans and a prominent writer said, citing sources there.

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