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More than 1,000 people who were detained in Tibet for protesting against the Chinese government three months ago remain unaccounted for, a human rights group said Wednesday.

As the Olympic torch relay moves to the Tibet Autonomous Region on Saturday, Amnesty International urged the Chinese government to "shine some light" on the detainees and grant independent observers free access to the region.

"The complete lockdown in Tibet is allowing human rights abuses such as arbitrary detentions, ill treatment and severe censorship to go unreported and unpunished," said Sam Zarifi, Asia-Pacific director at Amnesty. Read full article »

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