Chinese citizens who came to the capital to protest government policy are still in jail ten days later, the New York Times reports. One of the detainees is a 79-year-old woman. China sais it would allow protest in designated areas during the Olympics, but then arrested protesters before they could get media attention.

The detainees may have a long wait: two documentary filmakers were held prisoner in Tibet for six months for interviewing people in restive Amdo province.

And a monk tells the AP he was interrogated and tortured for two months by Chinese authorities. His crime? Speaking to foreign media.

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