1,000 Tibetans arrested in Chinese crackdown

According to the Guardian, the Dalai Lama has actually threatened to resign over the violence in Tibet. We didn’t know he could resign — isn’t he DL for life? So far, at least 99 Tibetans are reported dead from the violence. China believes the Dalai Lama is somehow orchestrating the protests. Hence the offer to resign — the closer we get to the July Olympics, the worse this will become. — PID

Mar 18, 2007 (TIMES ONLINE) — Close to 1,000 Tibetans have been detained in two days of sweeps across Lhasa, the capital, by paramilitary police hunting down those who took part in last week’s deadly anti-Chinese riots. Full Report