More Pictures from Tibet

A car burns on a street in the Tibetan capital Lhasa

Clashes between protesters and security forces in Tibet’s main city of Lhasa have left at least two people dead, according to reports.

A burning car sits on a street in the Tibetan capital Lhasa

Rallies have continued all week in what are said to be the largest protests against Beijing’s rule in 20 years.

Protest in the Tibetan capital Lhasa

An eyewitness said there were tanks on the street and he had seen people being carried away on stretchers.

Police in Jokhang Square in Lhasa

This photo was released by the International Campaign for Tibet and shows police in Jokhang Square in Lhasa.

Police in Jokhang Square in Lhasa

Another photo released by the International Campaign for Tibet also shows the police presence.

Tibetan Buddhist monks leave a ceremony at the historic Labrang Monastery

Tibetan Buddhist monks leave a ceremony at the historic Labrang Monastery. Troops have surrounded the three biggest monasteries in Lhasa.

AFTERMATH:

Firefighters hose down the flame in Lhasa, 14 March 2008.

China’s authorities have released pictures of Friday’s violence in Tibet, some of the worst anti-Chinese protests there in 19

Burnt building in Lhasa, 14 March 2008.

This picture from the official Xinhua news agency shows shops that were attacked by protesters. The authorities say 10 people – mostly business people – were killed.

Troops in Lhasa on 15 March - picture sent to the BBC.

This picture  shows troops patrolling Lhasa’s streets on Saturday – when some small-scale clashes were reported.

Champa Phuntsok, chairman of the Tibet Autonomous Region, speaks to reporters in Beijing., 15/3/08

The head of Tibet’s government, Champa Phuntsok, urged those involved to give themselves in. He promised leniency if they do, but a harsh response if they do not.

Exiled Tibetan protesters take part in a prayer vigil in Kathmandu on 15 March 2008

Exiled Tibetans in several countries – including neighbouring Nepal – demonstrated their support for the protesters.

Indian policemen clash with Tibetan activists in exile during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi. 15 March.

In the Indian capital, Delhi, police had to restrain Tibetan activists who marched on the Chinese embassy.

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