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China Digital TimesWednesday, 27 March, 2013, 10:59am
A Tibetan woman burned herself to death, leading authorities in China to detain her husband, rights groups and media reports said on Tuesday, in the latest such protest against Beijing’s rule.
Around 110 Tibetans have now set themselves on fire since 2009.19 Mar 2013 - 2:40pm 3 comments
Tibet autonomous region officials yesterday called for a crackdown on the wave of self-immolations by ethnic Tibetans in protest against Chinese rule, saying there was "abundant" evidence that they were linked to the Dalai Lama's "splittist" activities.9 Mar 2013 - 4:45am 1 comment
Two Tibetan teenagers died after they set fire to themselves in protest at Chinese rule, reports and Western rights groups said, in a rare instance of a double self-immolation in the restive region.
The former primary school classmates were named as 18-year-old Sonam Dargye and a 17-year-old identified by US-based Radio Free Asia (RFA) only as Rinchen.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A Tibetan man burned himself to death in protest against Chinese rule, reports and Western rights groups said on Thursday, bringing the total to have set themselves on fire to at least 101.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
A Chinese court in a Tibetan area convicted a man of intentional homicide and inciting secession on Friday for “goading” a monk to set himself on fire.8 Feb 2013 - 4:50pm
China's new leadership will focus on modernising the country before it increases Beijing's role in international affairs, a top official told the Davos forum yesterday.27 Jan 2013 - 5:33am
A young Tibetan in southwestern China has died after setting himself on fire, rights groups have reported, marking the second self-immolation protest in a week.20 Jan 2013 - 12:53pm
One monk is among the group accused of sharing information regarding one self-immolator and, in one case, details of the 2008 uprising. "The condition and whereabouts of the arrested Tibetans remain unknown," says the report.15 Jan 2013 - 8:17am
A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire in protest at China’s rule of the Himalayan region, a rights group and overseas media said, relaying the first self-immolation of this year.13 Jan 2013 - 12:18pm
The government of Tibet’s capital city has begun a seven-month, 1.2 billion yuan (HK$ 1.47 billion) project to help preserve Lhasa’s ancient heart.22 Dec 2012 - 2:47pm
Beijing is ramping up the rhetoric against the Dalai Lama before 2013, which has been declared "International Year of Tibet Independence" by pro-independence activists, as state media launch a joint denunciation of the Tibetan spiritual leader.11 Dec 2012 - 4:00am 3 comments
Anyone caught aiding or inciting Tibetan self-immolations will be charged with murder, the state press said.6 Dec 2012 - 4:04am
The families of three Tibetans who have set themselves alight to protest China’s rule met this week with a top US official who voiced Washington’s grave concern over the Chinese crackdown.
More than 20 people have set fire to themselves this month and assistant secretary Mike Posner met with some families on Thursday, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said Friday.1 Dec 2012 - 9:29am 1 comment
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.28 Nov 2012 - 8:18pm