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TAKE ACTION: Chinese police shoot Tibetan protestors in Loshu PDF Print E-mail
Write to the Chinese Ambassador in your country and Chinese officials in Tibet. Call on China to end the crackdown in Loshu, provide medical treatment for those injured during the suppression of the protest on 12 August 2014, and release all those detained.

Loshu protestOn 12 August 2014, Chinese police fired into a crowd of Tibetan protestors in Loshu, eastern Tibet. At least 10 Tibetans were injured and many more beaten and detained. Since the protest, five Tibetans have died in detention, four from untreated wounds and one who committed suicide in protest against being tortured. Latest reports indicate the Chinese authorities are denying medical treatment to the injured. Click here to read further background details.

Take Action
(updated 26 August)
1. Write to the Chinese Ambassador
2. Contact Chinese government officials in Tibet


1. Write to the Chinese Ambassador
Call on the Chinese government to:
► provide assurance that medical treatment will be given to those who require it without the fear of arrest.
release all those who have been detained following the protest in Luoxo (Loshu) township (Shiqu county, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan), including village leader Dema Wangdak whose arbitrary arrest prompted the demonstrations.
halt the violent crackdown in Luoxo township and withdraw military and security forces from the region to help ease tensions.

Chinese Ambassador to the UK
Ambassador Liu Xiaoming
Chinese Embassy
49-51 Portland Place
London W1B 1JL
Email:
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Salutation: Your Excellency

Outside the UK: check the
Chinese government's webpage listing embassies for contact details of your nearest ambassador and embassy.

Note: The Chinese government occasionally disables email addresses (so your email is returned). If that happens please try
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If you receive a reply to your email or letter, please send a copy to Tibet Society, as this helps us to monitor the situation.
Click here for Tibet Society contact details.

2. Contact Chinese government officials in Tibet
Appeal directly to Chinese officials at the Kardze prefecture and Sichuan provincial levels, calling on them to desist from using violence against protestors, to provide medical treatment to those injured and to release all those detained.

Kardze local government

Party Secretary: Hu Chang Shen
Address:
Hu Chang Shen, Party Secretary of Kardze TAP, No 9 Guanming Road, Lu Cheng Town, Kangding Xian, Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China

Sichuan provincial government
Party Secretary: Wang Dongming

Address:
Wang Dongming, Party Secretary of Sichuna province, Sichuan Provincial General Office, No.30 Duyuanjie, Chengdu, Sichuan 610016, People's Republic of China

Note: the Chinese authorities disabled the email addresses previously provided, which at least means we got someone's attention! Please now write letters to the addresses given.

You are welcome to copy the following paragraph in Chinese:
我以这封信来表达我对于上周发生在四川甘孜州石渠县至少十名没有武装的藏人遭到公安枪杀事件的愤怒,五人死亡。国际社会不能接受中国政府使用致命武力来镇压人民的和平抗议。中国政府必须立即释放被拘留的藏人,并在保证不会被逮捕的情况下让受伤的藏人得到治疗。

It reads in English: I am writing to express my outrage at the shooting of at least 10 unarmed Tibetans in Luoxu Township, Shiqu county Ganzi, following which five Tibetans have died. China's use of lethal force to suppress peaceful demonstrations is unacceptable to the international community. I appeal to you to immediately release all those who have been detained and guarantee proper medical treatment, without fear of arrest, to those injured.
(Chinese translation provided by International Tibet Network)

If you receive a reply to your letter, please send a copy to Tibet Society, as this helps us to monitor the situation.
Click here for Tibet Society contact details.


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