Lhasa boy: saved by police, not arrested
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The grab from a western website shows a local Lhasa boy Luo Jie(C) who was actually being rescued by the Chinese police in the picture taken during the March 14 riots in Lhasa, was wrongly labeled as "insurrectionist taken away by police". Luo Jie, a 14-year-old native Lhasa boy, told journalists on Sunday that the caption of the photo is totally wrong by saying he was arrested by Chinese police, the truth is that he was rescued by Chinese police after he was attacked by rioters on a street near Ramoqe Temple in the March 14 Lhasa riots.

The grab from a western website shows a local Lhasa boy Luo Jie(C) who was actually being rescued by the Chinese police in the picture taken during the March 14 riots in Lhasa, was wrongly labeled as "insurrectionist taken away by police". Luo Jie, a 14-year-old native Lhasa boy, told journalists on Sunday that the caption of the photo is totally wrong by saying he was arrested by Chinese police, the truth is that he was rescued by Chinese police after he was attacked by rioters on a street near Ramoqe Temple in the March 14 Lhasa riots. (Xinhua Photo)
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Luo Jie shows his tooth broken during the March 14 riots to journalists in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 31, 2008. Luo Jie, a 14-year-old native Lhasa boy, told journalists on Sunday that the caption of a photo in a western website is totally wrong by saying he was arrested by Chinese police, the truth is that he was rescued by Chinese police after he was attacked by rioters on a street near Ramoqe Temple in the March 14 Lhasa riots.

Luo Jie shows his tooth broken during the March 14 riots to journalists in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, on March 31, 2008. Luo Jie, a 14-year-old native Lhasa boy, told journalists on Sunday that the caption of a photo in a western website is totally wrong by saying he was arrested by Chinese police, the truth is that he was rescued by Chinese police after he was attacked by rioters on a street near Ramoqe Temple in the March 14 Lhasa riots. (Xinhua Photo)
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Lhasa boy "arrested" by German media rescued by Chinese police

    LHASA, March 31 (Xinhua) -- A young boy who was attacked by mobs in the March 14 Lhasa riots criticized on Monday a Western media report carrying a picture that labels him "insurrectionist" taken away by police, saying that he was actually being rescued by the Chinese police then.

    Luo Jie, 14, recalled that he was riding a bike on a street near Ramoqe Temple carrying his pet dog on the afternoon of March 14, when he saw a group of rioters were smashing roadside shops.Full story


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