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  1. News - Asia - NEPAL

    Beijing pressure puts squeeze on Tibetan exiles in Nepal

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 10:33pm by AFP

    ... the border and imposing restrictions on Tibetans in violation of its legal obligations," said Brad Adams, Asia director at Human Rights Watch. Tibetans face a de facto ban on protests, increased ...

  2. News - World

    Dalai Lama says he has no problem with gay marriage

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 10:58am by AFP

    ... 120 Tibetans have set themselves on fire in recent years to protest what they describe as a stifling Chinese control over their religious, cultural and political freedoms. Obama called ...

  3. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    Beijing says Obama-Dalai Lama meeting broke US promise on Tibet

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 01:11pm by AFP, AP, Staff Reporter

    ... the charge d'affaires at the US embassy in Beijing late on Friday to protest, the ministry said. "China expressed strong indignation and firm opposition" to the "erroneous ...

  4. News - China - CHINA

    China clamps down on Tibetan burning protests

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 05:52pm

    ... wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder – criminalising the suicides, arresting protesters’ friends and even confiscating thousands of satellite TV dishes. The harsh measures provide an early indication that the country’s new leadership is not easing up on Tibet despite the burning protests and international condemnation. ...

  5. News - China

    Tibetan protests against Chinese rule in new phase

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 08:18pm by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing Two dozen Tibetans have set themselves on fire in western China this month in a dramatic acceleration of the protests against authoritarian Chinese rule, activist groups say. The surge in self-immolations, along with an increase in large demonstrations, mark a new phase in the Tibetan protests. At least 86 people have set themselves on fire since ...

  6. News - China - TIBET PROTESTS

    Tibetan monk sets himself on fire, report says

    Posted Jul 22nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... A Tibetan monk died after setting himself on fire in Sichuan province, reports said yesterday, in the first such protest for more than a month. Kunchok Sonam, 18, carried out the protest ... monks had prevented Chinese authorities from taking away Sonam's body after the deadly protest. Restrictions on communication in the area "have been intensified" after ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - China

    UN rights boss chides China over Tibet protests

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 07:31pm by Reuters in Geneva

    ... Reuters in Geneva The top UN human rights official urged China on Friday to address deep-rooted frustrations that have led to desperate forms of protest by Tibetans, including some 60 ... in a rare statement critical of China. Pillay “urged Chinese authorities to promptly address the longstanding grievances that have led to an alarming escalation in desperate forms of protest ...




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