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Tibetan Monk Reportedly Beaten to Death by Chinese Security Forces


A monk from Lhopu monastery was reportedly beaten to death by Chinese security forces on his way back to hometown of Riwoche in Kham, eastern Tibet.

Sources say security personnel stopped him at the Riwoche checkpoint where he was found carrying several CDs and books.

Pema Norbu allegedly attempted escape but was caught and severely beaten. According to reports, Pema Norbu succumbed to his injuries at a hospital in Chamdo.

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