Monday, August 25, 2014

Leaked internal document shows China used machine guns to kill Tibetans in March 2008 protest

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents an analysis of a secret Chinese document on Tibetans killed by Chinese security forces during the March 2008 protests in Lhasa. The document, obtained recently by TCHRD, was written in Chinese by the Lhasa Public Security Bureau (PSB) based on the autopsy reports prepared on 21 March 2008 by the medical department of Lhasa PSB.
TCHRD has obtained exclusive information that provides irrefutable evidence that Chinese security forces used disproportionate force including live ammunition and machine guns to kill Tibetans during the March 2008 protests in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa. The document obtained by TCHRD contains the list of the names of Tibetans killed by Chinese security forces and whose dead bodies were kept at Lhasa’s Xishan mortuary. The official document also consists of autopsy reports of four Tibetans. Li Wen Zhen and Wang Zhai Shai, both heads of criminal and medical examination department of the Lhasa Public Security Bureau performed the autopsy. [Continue reading]
http://www.tchrd.org/2014/08/leaked-internal-document-shows-china-used-machine-guns-to-kill-tibetans-in-march-2008-protest/