A friend who works at Human Rights in China sent me their press release about the shooting I mentioned in my last post, including the links below. The seventeen-year-old Tibetan nun killed was named Kelsang Namtso, from Nagchu prefecture in central Tibet.
For additional information, and a truly chilling picture taken by one of the witnesses, see:
International Campaign for Tibet, Tibetan nun shot dead; other Tibetans feared killed on way to Nepal, October 5, 2006
International Campaign for Tibet, Image of nun’s body in snow at Nangpa Pass, October 11, 2006
International Campaign for Tibet, Dangerous Crossing: Conditions Impacting the Flight of Tibetan Refugees, 2005
Andrew Merz, Associate Editor.