60 arrested for keeping Dalai Lama’s picture

Sichuan: 60 Tibetans arrested by china as they were found with the wicture of Dalai Lama.

Taken into custody in Sunday’s raid in Dza Wonpo township in the Kardze (in Chinese, Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture were 19 monks from a local monastery and 40 laypeople whose homes were thoroughly searched by police, a Tibetan living in India told Radio Free Asia.

“Those who were arrested are currently being held at the Sershul [Shiqu] county police station,” RFA’s source said, speaking on condition of anonymity and citing contacts in the region.

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