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11th Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolates in Southwestern China

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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China says a Tibetan nun has died after setting herself on fire in southwestern China. It was the 11th such self-immolation protest this year involving Buddhist monks and nuns in the restive region. Thirty five-year-old Palden Chetso died Thursday in Sichuan province. A witness told VOA’s Tibetan service he found the nun drenched in gasoline […]

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11th Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolates in Southwestern China

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 8:40 am (UTC-5)
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China says a Tibetan nun has died after setting herself on fire in southwestern China. It was the 11th such self-immolation protest this year involving Buddhist monks and nuns in the restive region. The official Xinhua news agency says 35-year-old Qiu Xiang died at a road crossing in Sichuan province. The activist International Campaign for […]

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Tibetan Exile Leader Urges US to Pressure China

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 1:25 am (UTC-5)
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The head of the Tibetan government-in-exile is urging the United States to press China for access to areas where 10 Tibetan Buddhists have set themselves on fire. Lobsang Sangay, who was elected this year as prime minister of the India-based exile movement, said in Washington on Wednesday the United States should seek permission for an […]

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Tibetan Students, Activists Protest Chinese Rule

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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About 50 Tibetan students demonstrated Wednesday outside the Chinese embassy in India — demanding the Tibet situation be addressed at Thursday’s G-20 summit in Cannes. The demonstration follows the self-immolation of 10 Tibetan Buddhist monks and nuns over the past month. They set themselves on fire to protest what they see as a Chinese intrusion […]

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Tibetan Students Protest Chinese Rule

Posted November 2nd, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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About 50 Tibetan students demonstrated Wednesday outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi, demanding that allegations of human-rights violations in Tibet be addressed during the coming G-20 summit. The protests follow the self-immolation of 10 Tibetan Buddhist monks over the past month. The monks set themselves on fire to protest what they see as a […]

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UN Experts Demand End to Chinese Crackdown on Tibetan Monasteries

Posted November 1st, 2011 at 1:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Human rights investigators appointed by the United Nations are calling on China to stop its ongoing crackdown on Tibetan Buddhists at monasteries in southwestern China. The crackdown, reported by scores of witnesses and Tibetan activists through much of 2011, has included the arrests or disappearances of hundreds of monks at the Kirti monastery and other […]

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Dalai Lama Blames China’s Repression For Monk Deaths

Posted October 29th, 2011 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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SOUND / VIDEO: APExpress 4 – 10/29/2011 3:33:00 AM – AP-APTN-0630: ++Japan Dalai Lama Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed China’s leadership on the growing number of self-immolations among Buddhist monks in China. On his arrival in Japan Saturday, the Dalai Lama was asked about recent deaths of nine Tibetans, who set themselves […]

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Another Tibetan Buddhist Sets Himself on Fire in SW China

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading Tibetan exile group said Tuesday another Tibetan Buddhist set himself on fire in southwestern China, in the latest in a string of self-immolations aimed at protesting Chinese rule in the region. The incident, reported by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, is the 10th such self-immolation by protesting Buddhists in Sichuan […]

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10th Tibetan Buddhist Self-Immolates in Southwestern China

Posted October 25th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A leading Tibetan exile group says another Tibetan Buddhist has set himself on fire in southwestern China, in the latest in a string of self-immolations aimed at protesting Chinese rule in the region. The incident, reported Tuesday by the Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy, is the 10th such self-immolation by protesting Buddhists reported […]

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Germany Urges China, Dalai Lama to Stop Self-Immolations

Posted October 21st, 2011 at 12:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Germany has urged China and Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to help stop self-immolations by Buddhists protesting Chinese religious policies in Tibetan-populated areas of the country. A German Foreign Ministry spokesman said Friday China should change its policies regarding Tibet to reduce tensions. He also urged the Dalai Lama to use his influence […]

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