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Your pictures: Tibetans protest

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

Mobile pictures show Buddhist monks protests are also growing in other areas.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

These pictures were sent to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) from the north west Gansu province.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

Reports say hundreds monks from the Labrang Tashikyl Monastery staged a demonstration calling for Tibetan independence.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

According to the THRCD, the police started to fire live ammunitions in the air and started to beat the demonstrators.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

The unrest follows three days of protest by Buddhist monks in Lhasa and India when a number of monks were reportedly arrested after a march.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

The monks were marking the 49th anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule.

Protests in the north west Gansu province courtesy of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy

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