Tibetan exiles ask China to “Stop Torture in Tibet”

Tibetans exiles observed “International Day Against Torture” to ask China to “stop”, what they claim, prevalent and excessive use of torture in the network of prisons and detention centres across the Chinese-occupied Tibet.

Tibet protest

Nepalese police scuffle with Tibetan refugees marching towards Tibet to protest against the Chinese government at Andheri town, about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the border, in Nepal, Friday, June 26, 2009. Officials say police in Nepal detained dozens of Tibetan refugees heading toward the Chinese border to protest. (Photo: AP/Gemunu Amarasinghe)

Spain reins in crusading

The Audiencia Nacional – National Criminal Court – has heard complaints of human-rights abuses as far afield as Guatemala, Rwanda, Chile, Tibet, Gaza and Guantanamo Bay