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400 tibetans arrested

October 22, 1989

22 October 1989
The BBC reports that earlier that week, Wang Naiwen, a spokesman for the Tibet regional PSB, told Reuters correspondent Guy Dinmore that over 400 Tibetans had been arrested following the March demonstrations: 320 had been released; 63 had been tried and sentenced; and about 20 nuns had been sent to labour camps without trial for up to three years.

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