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eppur_se_muova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-15-08 10:04 PM
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China sets Tibet protest deadline
Edited on Sat Mar-15-08 10:06 PM by eppur_se_muova
Source: BBC

The authorities in Tibet have given anti-Chinese demonstrators until Monday to surrender, following violence that officials say left 10 people dead.

"The plot of the separatists will fail," the head of Tibet's government warned as security forces patrolled the main city, Lhasa.

State media said the 10 killed in Friday's clashes had included business people who were "burnt to death".

But exiled Tibetan leaders put the death toll higher and blamed China.

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7297911.stm



The headline "Report: 100 dead in Tibet violence" abruptly vanished. I think this is the updated page, with a new headline.

ETA: photos at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7298022.stm
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