China has sentenced 76 people and detained more than 950 in relation to last year’s anti-government riots in Tibet, AP reported, citing state media. The report attributed these most recent figures to Tibetan Communist Party official Nyima Tsering. But state media did not provide details on what the sentences were, what charges were faced, or what happened to those who were detained. Chinese authorities last month launched a security sweep in Lhasa in preparation for more possible violence during the 50th anniversary of Tibet’s annexation by China in March. The "strike hard" campaign has included raids on Internet cafes, bars, hotels and guesthouses. At least 50 people have been detained so far.
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