On Saturday, Chinese police forces opened fire on a group of Tibetan monks
who had gathered to peacefully celebrate the Dalai Lama's birthday.
According to the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), several monks were
The Tibet Intergroup of the European Parliament strongly condemns this act
of violence. Its President Thomas Mann said: "The actions of the police are
by no means acceptable. I call upon Lady Ashton, the High Representative of
the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, to react on this matter. We
demand full clarification of the incident. Those responsible for this undue act
of police brutality, have to be held liable."