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Charged with “upsetting public order,” six activists were punished by Beijing police with “10-day detention terms,” according to a statement released by the monk-killing authorities. Students for A Free Tibet believe the six are Powderly and the other five Americans arrested for displaying pro-Tibetan sentiments, although the skull-cracking coppers refused to confirm details. In China, the police can detain “without having to go through the courts.” So the bad news is it looks like Powderly will have to spend another week in jail, the good news is you now have plenty of time to join the movement and submit some freedom promoting imagery or just buy the t-shirt. UPDATE: Powderly freed! |AFP|