Fighting Reported in New Protests in Tibetan Capital

Tibetan activists say new protests have broken out in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa.

Kate Saunders of the International Campaign for Tibet says a protest at the Rampoche monastery Saturday grew to involve many people. Saunders said people in the city had reported fighting there. She did not give details.

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The Dalai Lama's government-in-exile reported on its Web site that people also protested at the Jokhang Temple, a major Buddhist site in Lhasa. The India-based government gave no other details and the reports could not be independently confirmed.