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  1. Tibetans beaten during angry protests

    Posted May 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok Tibetan villagers clashed with armed police in a Tibetan-populated town in Gansu at the weekend during a protest over pollution problems generated by a nearby cement factory. ... protest organisers were arrested. 'The Tibetans were very angry, they were not happy that the factory has produced pollution,' she said. The International Campaign for Tibet said ...

  2. 'Terror' strikes in Xinjiang leave 14 dead

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com The restive western region of Xinjiang was rocked by two separate attacks in its chief Muslim city, Kashgar, in less than 24 hours. They left at least 14 people dead and dozens injured. Hou Hanmin, the regional govern ...

  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 - NEPAL

    Tibetan monk’s protest marks 100th self-immolation bid

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:46pm by AFP

    ... in a wave of protests against Chinese rule since 2009. Police spokesman Keshav Adhikari said the exile had burned himself in an eatery near Kathmandu’s Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world’s holiest ... put the number of self-immolation attempts since 2009 at 99, with 83 of them leading to the death of the protester. The wave of gruesome protests, most cases of which occur ...

  5. 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. ...


    No longer isolated for Tiananmen crackdown, China pressures others to shun critics like Dalai Lama

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:11pm by Staff Reporters

    ... government's decisions shows how far the pendulum has swung in international politics since soldiers gunned down protesters in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Condemned and shunned for years, China has ... religious and cultural heritage. The pressure worked in some cases. Leading dissidents Chen Ziming and Wang Juntao, both of whom Beijing accused of instigating the 1989 protests, were released ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - TIBET

    Tibetan burns himself to death in China protest

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Beijing

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire near a Buddhist monastery in northwest China in the latest self-immolation protest against Beijing’s ... leader the Dalai Lama and eventually fell to the ground and died. Nearly 60 ethnic Tibetans, many of them monks and nuns, have set themselves on fire in the area since February 2009 to protest ...

  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 - TIBET

    Tibetan man dies in latest self-immolation protest

    Posted Oct 07th 2012, 11:40am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire to protest Beijing rule over the Himalayan region, a rights group said, the latest in a line of dozens ... protest demonstrates the absolute determination of Tibetans to secure their freedom, no matter what the personal cost may be,” Free Tibet director Stephanie Brigden said in a statement late ...




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