lørdag 13. februar 2016

Qinghai Lake Activists Confront Chinese, Tibetan Poachers

Tibetan environmental activists clashed twice this week with Han Chinese and Tibetans fishing illegally in a scenic lake in northwestern China’s Qinghai province, sustaining beatings in their attempts to stop the poaching, sources said. On Feb. 12, a group of activist volunteers were attacked by poachers at a place called Chik Nga Chik after they had gone to check on reports of fishing in the lake, an area resident told RFA’s Tibetan Service on Friday. The poachers, who wore head coverings to conceal their identity, were later identified as Tibetans, RFA’s source said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Read more