Shootings of Protesters in 2008 marked by protest in Ngaba
The reason for their arrest was not provided by the authorities.
The nuns told the Chinese officials that their problem was the lack of religious freedom, and not the lack of shoes to put on their feet.
A mother of three carried out her protest on Thursday night in a small village, which explains why local Tibetans were able to conduct prayers and cremate her properly on Friday morning before her remains could have been seized by the Chinese security.
Genduk Phuntsok shouted slogans calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, and demanded equality and freedom for Tibetans.
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Video shot on Wednesday, February 11, eight days before Losar, the Tibetan Royal New Year, show troops from what appears to be both the PLA and Security Police arriving in Ngaba Township.
The protest took place Wednesday around 11am local time in Chengdu outside the Jin Jiang hotel, where local officials were attending a provincial Communist Party meeting.
London based Free Tibet believes the huge influx of Chinese migrant workers are offered incentives by their government to move to Tibet.
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Meu Soepa, 21, a student of literature at the Northwest University for Nationalities in Lanzhou, was arrested by a group of officers from the Ngaba County Stability Maintenance Office and Public Security Bureau.
A group of monks from Nyitso monastery in Tawo attempted to protect the body of Kalsang Yeshi, who set himself on fire to protest China's repressive policies on December 23, 2014.
Venerable Kalsang Yeshi, originally from the Thewa settlement was a much respected and civic minded person who comforted the elderly with Buddhist teachings and also tutored children and the elderly in writing and reading in Tibetan.
Ninteen year old Tsepey set herself on fire around 4pm on December 22, in a rural area called Meruma, close to a township that has seen the greatest number of such protests over the last 5 years.
Tibetan man has died after self-immolating in Sangchu County of Kanlho Prefecture, Gansu Province on December 16, 2014.