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  1. News - China - TIBET

    Two killed in Tibet after police open fire on protesters, rights groups say

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 02:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Rights groups say crowd was angry over detention of a local leader in Tibetan area 2 dead after 'police fire on protest' in Sichuan Two people died in a Tibetan area of Sichuan after they were injured by police gunfire while protesting against the detention of a local leader, overseas Tibetan rights groups said. One protester committed suicide ...

  2. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetan student burns to death in first self-immolation since April

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 11:25am by James Griffiths

    ... Prefecture. He died on the spot, sources said. There have been around 130 self-immolations in protest against Chinese rule over Tibet since 2009. More than 80 Tibetans self-immolated in 2012 during the height of the protests, while numbers declined last year and this year. On April 15, a 32-year-old man burned himself to death in Daofu county, Sichuan province. Around a year earlier, the area ...

  3. News - China - TIBET

    Crackdown fuelling self-immolations, International Campaign for Tibet says

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... A security crackdown in Tibetan-inhabited areas is fuelling self-immolations in protest at the central government's rule that have claimed dozens of lives, an advocacy group said yesterday. ... said. "Unless and until there is some initiative that can break through the cycle of repression and protest, I think we all acknowledge that more Tibetans will be prepared to take ...

  4. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetan man self-immolates in protest in China

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 09:36pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... of protests against Chinese rule. The official Xinhua news agency says Libong Tsering, 19, self-immolated in Tongren county on Thursday afternoon but provided no further details about why the man set ... of Tibetans who have self-immolated since 2009 in protest against what overseas supporters say is China’s strict control over Tibet’s Buddhist culture and a suffocating security presence in Tibetan ...

  5. News - China - TIBET

    Japanese party leader's Tibet remarks spark protest

    Posted Nov 14th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... and called for democracy in Tibet, sparking a fresh protest from China amid a territorial dispute. "I swear I will do everything in my power to change the situation in Tibet, where human rights ... leader added. The immolations have gained pace in recent months in the run-up to the 18th party congress. China filed a formal diplomatic protest over what it called remarks by Japanese ...

  6. News - China - TIBET

    Two Tibetan teens die as cases of fiery protests top 50

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... AFP in Beijing Two teens die as cases of fiery protests top 50 Two teenagers burned to death in the southwest, taking to more than 50 the number of Tibetans who have set themselves alight in protest against Beijing's rule, rights groups said yesterday. Lobsang Kalsang, 18, a Buddhist monk, and former monk Damchoek, 17, died in hospital on Monday after setting themselves on fire ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - TIBET

    Nowhere to Call Home- The tale of a Tibetan migrant worker in Beijing

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:52pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... Chinese who had become distrustful of Tibetans in the wake of the region’s numerous protests and violent riots.  Low on money and without a proper place to stay, Zanta was at her lowest when Ford ...

  8. News - China - TIBET

    China detains Tibetan monk and supporters, writer says

    Posted Dec 28th 2013, 10:55am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... for the monk’s release have also been detained. Police said they did not know about the case. More than 100 people have self-immolated since 2009 to protest against China’s rule over Tibetan areas. ...

  9. News - China - TIBET

    Dalai Lama cautions against self-immolations

    Posted Jun 14th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney and Agence France-Presse in Beijing Dalai Lama: suicide by fire serves no cause Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little ... set themselves alight in protest against Chinese rule since 2009, mostly in heavily Tibetan areas of Sichuan , Gansu and Qinghai provinces rather than in what China terms the Tibet Autonomous ...

  10. News - China - TIBET

    Beijing has 'no intention' of departing from 'correct policies' in Tibet

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... paper added. Meanwhile in Geneva, Tibetan activists protesting at Beijing's rule over Tibet scaled scaffolding on the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva early yesterday and unfurled a banner ahead of a session convened to examine China's human rights record. At least three protesters from Students for a Free Tibet climbed up the Palais des Nations, currently ...




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