Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Mon 27, Jun 2016 02:15 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
2016 ELECTION RESULT
 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
Authorities detain 5 Tibetans at Qinghai Lake on unknown charges
Lady Gaga to join Dalai Lama at mayors' meet
Assault on Tibetans at Qinghai Lake injures 8
Protests prompt temporary halt to mining activities in Chuchen County
US, EU criticize China’s repressive measures at UN Human Rights Council
Dalai Lama recieves ‘The President’s Medal’ at University of Utah
CTA forms committee to reform electoral process
International scholastic convention on Tibet held in Hong Kong
Dalai Lama addresses joint session of California Legislature
Tibetan identity, culture passing through difficult period: Dalai Lama
 Latest Photo News
President Barack Obama greets His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the entrance of the Map Room of the White House on June 15, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The head of the Karma Kagyu tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje addresses devotees including Tibetans in Paris during his first visit to the city. Attended by over 2000 Tibetans from different parts of France, the Karmapa addressed on the importance of preserving Tibetan language and Tibetan Buddhist tradition. June 05, 2016. Phayul photo/Norbu Wangyal
Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves McLeod Ganj for Japan, May 6, 2016 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Gory images of Tibetans killed and injured reach exile
Phayul[Thursday, February 02, 2012 18:09]
By Sherab Woeser

One of the pictures received by Phayul shows a Tibetan wounded by gunfire in Drango on January 23, 2012.
One of the pictures received by Phayul shows a Tibetan wounded by gunfire in Drango on January 23, 2012.
DHARAMSHALA, February 2: The first graphic images of the January 23 protests in Drango, received by Phayul, shows in gory details, bullet injuries suffered by Tibetan protesters following the violent crackdown by Chinese security forces.

The images also show a photo of the blood-soaked face of Norpa Yonten, lying dead after the indiscriminate police firings.

At least two other Tibetans can be seen carrying bullet holes in the stomach area while others have blood coming out of bullet injuries in their arm and legs.

Following the fiery wave of self-immolations, which has witnessed 17 Tibetans set themselves ablaze,
Tibetans came out on the streets, expressing solidarity with the self-immolaters and calling for continued activism and a boycott of celebrations during the Tibetan new year ‘Losar’ later this month.

Protests in Drango flared up on January 23, the first day of Chinese new yeay, after local Chinese Public Security Bureau officials began to arbitrarily arrest Tibetans on suspicion of their involvement in the appearance of leaflets and posters around the town warning of more Tibetan self-immolations if the Chinese government did not listen to Tibetan concerns.

The unarmed protesters, many of whom were farmers and nomads raised slogans calling for freedom in Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama.

As the protests grew stronger, the Public Security Bureau and People's Armed Police intervened by using guns to rein in the protesters.

Earlier information confirmed the death of Norpa Yonten and another unnamed Tibetan. More than 30 Tibetans suffered serious injuries in the indiscriminate firings.

It can be seen from the photos that the injured Tibetans have bare minimum medical resources at their disposal, leaving very little chances of recovery or even survival.

Following the protests, an undeclared martial law situation prevailed in the region as Tibetans were prevented from going out of their houses. According to sources, fearing arrest, injured Tibetans are being forced to remain indoors with no proper medical attention.

Speaking to Phayul, Tibetans from Drango, currently residing in the Drepung monastery in south India said that the region continues to be under strict military clampdown.

The dead body of Norpa Yonten who was killed in Chinese police firings on January 23, 2012 in Drango.
The dead body of Norpa Yonten who was killed in Chinese police firings on January 23, 2012 in Drango.
“We are receiving information that Tibetans are being strictly barred from visiting the central areas of the town,” the Drepung monks said. “People are being severely beaten and detained and those suspected of taking part in the protests are being arrested.”

Other sources have confirmed the arrest of one hundred Tibetans from Drango in the past few days on suspicion of their involvement in the protests.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Canada Secretly Saw Tibet as "Qualified for Recognition as an Independent State"
Gory images of Tibetans killed and injured reach exile
China arrests 100 Tibetans on protest charges
Tibetan MP calls for massive protests
India gearing-up for a limited conflict with China: US Official
US Senator tells China to stop targeting Tibetan protesters and allow access to journalists
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Community Hall Project Coordinator - Tibetan Community of New York & New Jersey
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 © 2004-2016 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement