Police work at a checkpoint about 15 miles outside the town of Hongyuan where a McClatchy reporter was pulled over while reporting on a recent spate of self-immolations by Tibetan Buddhist monks. The officers at this checkpoint held the reporter for two hours, during which they deleted photos from his camera's memory card. This photo was later salvaged from the memory card.
Police work at a checkpoint about 15 miles outside the town of Hongyuan where a McClatchy reporter was pulled over while reporting on a recent spate of self-immolations by Tibetan Buddhist monks. The officers at this checkpoint held the reporter for two hours, during which they deleted photos from his camera's memory card. This photo was later salvaged from the memory card. Tom Lasster/MCT
Police work at a checkpoint about 15 miles outside the town of Hongyuan where a McClatchy reporter was pulled over while reporting on a recent spate of self-immolations by Tibetan Buddhist monks. The officers at this checkpoint held the reporter for two hours, during which they deleted photos from his camera's memory card. This photo was later salvaged from the memory card. Tom Lasster/MCT

Tibetans' self-immolations lead China to crack down harder

November 01, 2011 2:32 PM