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China must end crackdown after self-immolations in Tibet

Headline Title:  China must end crackdown after self-immolations in Tibet 01 June 2012 Chinese security forces must immediately release anyone arbitrarily detained in Lhasa (Lasa) since 27 May when two young Tibetan men set themselves ablaze outside the Jokhang Temple in protest at Beijing’s rule in the region, Amnesty International said. Tibetan activists have told Amnesty International that since the self-immolations, the first in Lhasa, Chinese authorities in the city have rounded up large numbers of Tibetans resident outside the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). Many are being held…

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