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Author Topic: Tibetan Uprising Day, March 10th 2009: 50 Years of Resistance  (Read 1030 times)

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Katherine May Williams

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March 10 2009 marks the 50th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising of 1959, when more than 86,000 Tibetans were slaughtered by Chinese troops. It also marks one year since protests swept across the Tibetan plateau in 2008, prompting a brutal crackdown by Chinese authorities.

Independent articles here.. and here.
Articles from today's Guardian UK here.. and here.

Sites with more information:
http://www.savetibet.org/
http://www.freetibet.org/
http://www.studentsforafreetibet.org/
http://www.tibetnetwork.org/
http://www.tibetsociety.com/



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