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China: End “outrageous” police violence against Tibetan protesters

Headline Title:  China: End “outrageous” police violence against Tibetan protesters 09 October 2013 Chinese authorities must end excessive use of force against peaceful Tibetan protesters, Amnesty International said after police fired on and injured dozens of demonstrators.Reports emerged today that Chinese police had opened fire on Tibetan protesters in the town of Diriu in the Tibet Autonomous Region on 6 October, injuring at least 60 people, some seriously. It is unclear if the police used live ammunition or tear gas.“It is outrageous for the police to start firing on a peaceful…

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