Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 30, May 2015 11:54 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
Reporters Wanted at Phayul
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Dalai Lama concludes teaching for youth, presides over longlife offering ceremony
Situation critical in Nepal, assesses Tibetan minister
TCV Suja kid secures 95.8 %, bags Sikyong Scholarship
Dalai Lama begins three-day teachings for Tibetan youth
Tibetan woman sets herself on fire in Chone, Tibetan exiles offer prayers
International Rangzen Conference re-affirms Rangzen stance
CTA launches 21,00,000 Rupees worth of TED awards for entrepreneurship
Tibetan arrested for possession of Dalai Lama image
28 teams to play in the biggest sporting event of the Tibetan Diaspora
International Rangzen Conference starts in Delhi
 Latest Photo News
Tibetans and supporters participate in a candle light vigil in tribute to the latest Tibetan self immolator from Amdo Chone, Sangye Tso, McLeod Ganj, May 28, 2015. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Tibetan exiles participate in a vigil to mourn the deaths in Nepal earthquake, and collection of relief contributions for victims, McLeod Ganj, April 27, 2015. Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Tibetans and supporters participate in a candle light vigil to pay respects to Dhumkar (Nekyab), 139th Tibetan to self immolate since 2009, Mcleod Ganj, April 17, 2015.Phayul Photo :Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
“Beat a Tibetan, get extra credit,” shout Chinese students
Phayul[Friday, December 16, 2011 18:22]
(Photo/woeser.middle-way.net)
(Photo/woeser.middle-way.net)
DHARAMSHALA, December 16: Over 3000 Chinese students went on a rampage Wednesday night, beating Tibetan students and breaking into their dormitories and class rooms in a Chinese vocational institute in Chengdu.

According to the Beijing based award-winning Tibetan writer Woeser, the incident took place at a Chinese railway engineering vocational institute in the provincial capital city of Chengdu. Around 200 Tibetan students were held hostage as 3000 Chinese students attacked their dormitory, trashing the Tibetan students and breaking the doors, windows, and furniture.

"The Chinese students shouted 'Beat a Tibetan, Get an extra credit,’ and broke the doors of the Tibetan dormitories in the institute," wrote Woeser on her blog.

Many Tibetan students have been reportedly hospitalised carrying severe injuries.

After the school authorities failed to quell the clashes, police had to be called to control the situation. More than 1000 People’s Armed Police personnel arrived at the scene and reportedly hurled tear gas to disperse the crowd.

Several police and school vehicles were also damaged in the clashes.

Woeser writes in her blog that the following day, on December 15, when Tibetans students came to have lunch at the school mess, Chinese students, upon seeing the Tibetans, created a furore saying, ‘Han Chinese have been victorious over the proud Tibetans’.

The reasons for the clashes are not yet clearly known as the situation continues to remain tense.

According to Bawa Kalsang Gyaltsen, a member of Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile, messages saying ‘Don’t mind the injuries, be proud of standing up for your nation’ had appeared on social network sites following the clashes.

News on the clashes briefly appeared on a few local news portals but were quickly removed.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
"Beat a tibetan, Get extra credit" Why??? (uma_kamgar)
Chinese govt using innocent students to protect the Chinese Regime (Sumtsul)
Given vent to Chinese worries (vox_pop_75)
Who is trully deluded? (AussieTib)
Like government, like people...... (Phunrap)
Beijing running out of ideas!! (vox_pop_75)
Trouble caused by the regime! (Tseta)
Your Comments

 Other Stories
“Beat a Tibetan, get extra credit,” shout Chinese students
Action hero gets real action in China
Chinese police beats Tibetan to death
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2015 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement