By K. R. Norman

Pāli literature: together with the canonical literature in Prakrit and Sanskrit of all of the Hīnayāna colleges of Buddhism

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He said that the China’s Response: Repression 45 Drepung monks who demonstrated on 10 March were shouting slogans for freedom of religion and against the migration of Han Chinese to Tibet. This source said that when the rioting started on 14 March the Public Security police, many of whom are Tibetans, were reluctant to confront the rioters, who also avoided the police. People’s Armed Police began to appear after 2:00 pm, and then large numbers of them in military vehicles began to arrive from the west.

Numerous small-scale protests by nuns in the Kanze area continued throughout the month of May, culminating in the large-scale demonstration of nuns of Samtenling nunnery on 8 June after one of their number had been severely beaten during a solo protest during which she called for freedom in Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama. By early June, protests in most areas of Tibet, except Kanze, had decreased in size and frequency but some protests still occurred, usually by monks and nuns against Patriotic Education.

In Lhasa, officials announced that they had detained 953 suspects who were suspected of being involved in beating, smashing, looting, and burning activities, among whom 362 suspects had voluntarily surrendered themselves. Three hundred twenty-eight were already released and 403 had been formally arrested. Ninety-three people on the wanted lists were still at large. 18 April All the monasteries of Lhasa were still surrounded by security personnel. Twenty-three Tibetans, all monks, were removed from the wanted lists, presumably because they had been detained.

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