티베트 소요 사태와 관련해 체포된 1천명 이상이 이달 안에 기소될 것이라고 티베트 고위관리가 밝혔습니다.
티베트의 관영 상업신문은 라싸 공산당의 왕 샹밍 부서기장을 인용해 티베트 사태가 발생한 지난달 14일 이후 8백 명이 체포됐으며 2백 80명이 당국에 자수했다고 전했습니다.
이같은 숫자는 이번주초 중국 당국의 발표보다 두 배 가까운 수준입니다.
A top Chinese official in Tibet says more than one thousand people will face prosecution before May first, when foreign tourists will be permitted to return to the Tibetan capital.
The official Tibet Commerce newspaper quotes deputy chief of the Lhasa Communist Party Wang Xiangming as saying 800 people have been arrested since March 14th, when rare anti-government protests in Tibet turned violent. Wang said another 280 people have turned themselves in to take advantage of a police offer of leniency.
The numbers released today are nearly double those reported by state media earlier in the week.
A Chinese official from an area of Sichuan province that has seen Tibetan clashes with security media held a press conference Thursday in Beijing. The vice-governor of Aba Prefecture said more than 200 people were injured in protests there last month.