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China punishment tibetan monks 12 02 2011

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Photos appear to show monks wearing Cultural Revolution-style placards.
Tibetans say police used too much force.
China punishment tibetan monks 12 02 2011

This picture taken on October 19, 2011 shows a monk at a monastery in Shanba township in China's Sichuan province. A Tibetan Buddhist lama in southwest China nervously dodges questions about a wave of self-immolations by clerics protesting religious repression in the region, saying his monks are forbidden even to speak about the issue.

PHILIPPE LOPEZ