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Chinese Police Clamp Down on Tibetan Mining Protest

A line of Chinese riot police marched through a Tibetan protest against mining operations this week in Lhagang township, Garze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan province. Cellphone video circulated online captures the sound of people wailing Wednesday at the site of a mass fish kill, purportedly caused by the mining operation that Chinese police had come to guard. "This is how things are — the nation's military is sent [on us] to crack down on us," said one man whose...

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