India joins calls for Tibet dialogue, more protests

India joined a chorus of calls for dialogue on Sunday after pro-independence protests in Tibet spilled over into street violence, while Japan urged Beijing to consider the implications on the Olympic Games.

Fresh Protest broke out in Rebkong

According to the confirmed information just received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), on 16 March 2008, a fresh protest broke out in Rong Gonchen Monastery

Dalai Lama says he is committed to non-violence

The Dalai Lama says he is completely committed to non-violence and denies that he was behind the violence in Tibet. Tibet’s spiritual leader the Dalai Lama offered prayers for peace and security

China Alert, Monasteries Sealed

Hundreds of People’s Armed Police have surrounded 2 monasteries in Tibet to avoid further spread of the protests in Lhasa and other areas. Bumying Monastery in the eastern edge of Sershul town