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China police blockading Tibetan monastery, say exiles

Posted By admin On April 18, 2011 @ 3:40 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Tania Branigan
London Guardian [1]
April 18, 2011

Chinese state media have confirmed reports of clashes between monks and police at a Tibetan monastery in Sichuan province, but deny it has been blockaded.

The Global Times said “Chinese police intervened to control lamas that had stirred up trouble” at Kirti monastery in Aba county, western China.

Tibetan exiles said armed police surrounded the complex last Tuesday and refused to allow monks to enter or leave. The Dalai Lama warned late last week that the situation could turn “explosive”.

An article released by the Xinhua state news agency on its news wire this weekend – but not, apparently, on its website – said believers and vehicles were freely entering and monks could be seen outside.

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