lørdag 16. januar 2016

Tibetan Villagers Capture Poachers in Protected Areas

Tibetan villagers assigned to guard wildlife in a Tibetan prefecture in northwestern China’s Sichuan province have taken into custody four Han Chinese caught poaching endangered animals in protected areas, sources said. The four were detained at around 2:00 a.m. on Jan. 9 near Basu village in Dzoege (in Chinese, Ruo’ergai) county in the Ngaba (Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture and were quickly handed over to local officials, a resident of the area told RFA’s Tibetan Service. “The Tibetans confiscated two rifles and a jeep, along with the carcasses of 12 animals the poachers had hunted,” RFA’s source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read more