Anti-Chinese riots in Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, have sparked protests in Tibetan-populated areas across western China, according to official and unofficial reports from the area. Most have been peaceful.
SOURCE: Robbie Barnett, Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Columbia University | MAP: Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso - The Washington Post - March 27, 2008
Eyewitnesses Recount Terrifying Day in Tibet Article | BEIJING, March 26 -- In the moment, Canadian backpacker John Kenwood recalled, he was "young and stupid, and it was all adrenaline." He was running, one in a mob of 200 or so, screaming, "Free Tibet!" and chasing riot police down a narrow street in downtown Lhasa in the early afternoon of March 14.