Mass Tibetan Student Protest in Chabcha
Over a thousand students in Chabcha county in Tsolho prefecture took to the streets Monday morning around 6am to call for equality of nationalities, freedom of language, investigation of present situations and respect for truth. The protest by Chabcha Tibetan Medical School students lasted for about two hours before Chinese personnel used severe force to break the peaceful demonstration, injuring many students. The school is under complete lock-down and severe restriction. Today's mass student protest is known to have triggered by distribution of sheets by Chinese authorities that denounced the self-immolations as foolish separatist actions, questioning the meaning of such actions.