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    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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 - 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. '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 ...

  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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