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.
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)
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
Thirty-five Tibetans, including eight women, were reportedly arrested by Nepal police Friday near the Tibetan border as they tried to cross over and stage a protest march in Tibet as part of a “Free Tibet” campaign