Dalai Lama’s Tibet Bloodshed Fear

From BBC News:

The Dalai Lama has said he fears there will be more deaths in Tibet unless Beijing changes its policies towards the Chinese-controlled region.

The Tibetan spiritual leader told the BBC he had “grave concerns” over Friday’s deadly protests in Lhasa city.

But he emphasised that he still supported Beijing’s staging of the Olympic Games this summer.

Lhasa, Tibet’s main city, was reported quiet on Sunday, locked down by a heavy Chinese security presence.

The told the BBC he had received reports the death toll from the protests may be as high as 100, although he said the figure could not be verified.

Read also 11th Panchen Lama condemns Lhasa riot by Xinhua.



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