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  1. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 12, 2013

    Posted Feb 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... Subdued start to Tibetan New Year Tibetans in the region around Xiahe, Gansu province, which has been a focus of self-immolation protests against Beijing's rule, marked a low-key Tibetan New Year yesterday, with many saying celebrations were inappropriate while the burnings continued. The Tibetan New Year is supposed to be a time for celebration, but many Tibetans in Xiahe ...

  2. News - Asia - BRIEFS

    Briefs, March 10, 2013

    Posted Mar 10th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... 79 Filipinos held in Borneo operation KUALA LUMPUR- Malaysian police said they had detained 79 suspects linked to Filipino intruders in Borneo as they intensify an operation to flush out members of a Filipino Muslim clan who took over a village last month ...

  3. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 21, 2012

    Posted Nov 21st 2012, 12:00am by STAFF, WIRE

    ... on Monday. He served 15 months in jail for attacking the "red songs" campaign championed by the city's disgraced party chief Bo Xilai, lawyer Pu Zhiqiang said. Reuters   Tibetan herdsmen burn to death in protest Two more Tibetans have burned themselves to death in the mainland, state media and a rights group reported yesterday. It is part of a wave of protests against ...

  4. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, January 27, 2013

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... for the country's soaring demand for planes and engines. Reuters   Intentional homicide trials for Tibetans Two Tibetan men were put on trial yesterday for intentional homicide for allegedly inciting ... — Tsedrup, Tsenam and Jokba — died from burns last year in Sichuan's Aba prefecture. Almost 100 Tibetan monks, nuns and lay people have set themselves on fire since 2009, calling for greater ...

  5. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 11, 2012

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Reuters   Tibetan self-immolates; seventh in a week A young Tibetan died after setting himself on fire in Gansu province yesterday, local authorities said - the seventh to do so in a week in protest at Chinese rule over Tibet. The man set himself ablaze in front of a monastery in Hezuo, in the Tibetan autonomous prefecture of Gannan, the provincial government said. He was identified ...

  6. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 6, 2012

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF REPRORTER, AFP

    ... Aiding self-immolation now seen as murder Anyone caught aiding or inciting Tibetan self-immolations will be charged with murder, the state press said. A joint legal opinion issued by the supreme court, the top prosecution body and the police said the charge of "intentional murder" should apply to anyone urging Tibetans to set themselves alight, the state-run Gannan Daily ...

  7. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 16, 2012

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 12:00am by WIRE

    ... Another Tibetan dies setting himself on fire A 14-year-old Tibetan boy died after self-immolating, Xinhua reported yesterday. The teen, identified by the name Karpongya, died in Tongren town in northwest Qinghai province - an area which has seen a wave of self-immolation protests against Beijing's rule in Tibet. He is the 10th person to set themselves on fire since ...

  8. News - China - BRIEFS

    Briefs, November 19, 2012

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... rights groups A ethnic Tibetan mother-of-two has died after setting herself on fire, rights groups said, the latest in a wave of such protests against Chinese rule. Chagmo Kyi, who worked ... site amid what was described as a heavy security presence. If confirmed, the latest incident would bring the total number of people who have set themselves on fire in Tibetan areas to 13 since ...

  9. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 24, 2013

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 12:00am by VARIOUS

    ... pro-independence party, Sortu, born from the ashes of Batasuna, which was outlawed for links to armed separatists ETA. They chose former Batasuna member Hasier Arraiz Barbadillo, 39, as party leader ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - BRIEFS

    Briefs, December 23, 2012

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... million laundering case has launched a judicial challenge against the Independent Commission Against Corruption, demanding that it return documents it seized from the firm. Natural Dairy (NZ) ...




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