Protests turn violent in Tibetan capital
By TINI TRAN, Associated Press Writer 25 minutes ago
BEIJING - Protests led by Buddhist monks against Chinese rule in Tibet turned violent Friday, with shops and vehicles torched and gunshots echoing in the streets of the ancient capital, Lhasa. A radio report said two people had been killed.
The European Union called on China to show restraint and Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, appealed to Beijing not to use force against protesters and to "address the long-simmering resentment of the Tibetan people."
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In a country of many sad stories, surely China's treatment of Tibet is one of the worst.
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