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Two More Tibetans Set Themselves On Fire

Posted November 29th, 2012 at 8:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Tibetans in exile say two more of their compatriots have died after setting themselves on fire in protest of China’s policies in their region. VOA’s Tibetan Service learned that 31-year-old Tsering Namgyal, a father of two, died Thursday in the town of Luchu in the northeastern part of Tibet, after self-immolating in front of a […]

Two More Tibetans Reportedly Self-Immolate

Posted August 13th, 2012 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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Tibetan exile sources tell VOA (Tibetan service) that two more Tibetans have set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule in their homeland. They say the self-immolations took place Monday evening local time in the Ngaba region of Sichuan province, neighboring Tibet. No other information was immediately available. The latest immolations bring to about 50 […]

Two More Tibetans Self-Immolate in Anti-China Protest

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 2:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Two more young Tibetans have set themselves on fire, while calling for Tibetan independence and a long life for their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Exile leaders say the activists, age 22 and 24, were carrying Tibetan national flags as they launched their midafternoon Wednesday protest in an ethnic Tibetan area of China’s western […]

Two More Tibetans Self-Immolate in Anti-China Protest

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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Two young Tibetans set themselves on fire in eastern Tibet Wednesday, while calling for Tibetan independence and a long life for their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Exile leaders say the activists, age 22 and 24, were carrying Tibetan national flags as they launched their midafternoon protest in Zatoe town, in the southeastern Kham […]

Two More Tibetans Self-Immolate in Anti-China Protest

Posted June 20th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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Two young Tibetans set themselves on fire in eastern Tibet Wednesday, while calling for Tibetan independence and a long life for their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama. Exile leaders say the activists, age 22 and 24, were carrying Tibetan national flags as they launched their midafternoon protest in Zatoe town, in the southeastern Kham […]

Tibetan Man Self-Immolates in Protest of Chinese Rule

Posted June 15th, 2012 at 9:50 am (UTC-5)
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A Tibetan nomad has died after setting himself on fire in a remote region of northwestern China in protest of Chinese rule. The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy says the man self-immolated Friday in front of a Chinese military compound in Qinghai province. A friend of the man who set himself on fire […]

China Cracks Down Following Tibetan Immolations

Posted May 28th, 2012 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Reports from Chinese-ruled Tibet say government forces have clamped tight controls on community life in Lhasa, after two young men set themselves on fire there Sunday afternoon, the first such incident to take place in the heavily guarded Tibetan capital. The reports said one of the protesters, a 19-year-old male, died at the scene outside […]

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Two Men Self-Immolate in Tibetan Capital

Posted May 28th, 2012 at 1:20 am (UTC-5)
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Two young men have set themselves on fire in the Tibetan city of Lhasa Sunday afternoon, the first self-immolation protests to take place in the heavily guarded capital. Witnesses told VOA’s Tibetan Service that security forces with fire-fighting equipment arrived at the Jokhang temple quickly, extinguished the fires and took the two men away. China’s […]

Two Men Self-Immolate in Tibetan Capital

Posted May 28th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Two young men have set themselves on fire in the Tibetan city of Lhasa Sunday afternoon, the first self-immolation protests to take place in the heavily guarded capital. Witnesses told VOA’s Tibetan Service that security forces with fire-fighting equipment arrived at the Jokhang temple quickly, extinguished the fires and took the two men away. China’s […]

New Footage Depicts Self-Immolation in Tibet

Posted April 17th, 2012 at 9:40 am (UTC-5)
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A pro-Tibetan advocacy group says it has obtained video of one of the dozens of Tibetans who have set themselves on fire this year to protest against China’s repressive rule. The International Campaign for Tibet says the video shows the self-immolation of Losang Jamyang on the streets of the western Chinese city of Aba back […]

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