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Report: China Threatens “Torture” For Tibet Informants

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Media rights advocacy group Reporters Without Borders says Chinese authorities openly threaten with “torture” those who circulate information on the situation in Tibet. In its statement Thursday, the Paris-based group expressed outrage at the policy of terror, which it said is openly pursued by the Chinese authorities in Gan Lho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in the […]

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US Says Chinese Attitude Aggravates Tensions in Tibet

Posted March 29th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The United States says it is concerned about the situation in the Tibetan region, where another monk killed himself by self-immolation. VOA’s Tibetan Service reported Wednesday that a 20-year-old monk named Lobsang Sherab set himself on fire in the main street of Cha township in China’s southwestern Sichuan province. Sherab was a member of the […]

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Tibetan Monk Dies in Self-Immolation

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 4:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Another Tibetan monk has died after setting himself on fire in an anti-China protest, a day after some U.S. senators approved a resolution saying they mourn the Tibetans who have died in such self-immolations. VOA’s Tibetan service reports that a 20-year-old monk named Lobsang Sherab set himself on fire Wednesday in the main street of […]

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China Raps U.S. Resolution on Tibet

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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China has hit out at a U.S. Senate committee for approving a resolution saying it mourns Tibetans who have set themselves on fire and died in a wave of anti-China protests in the past year. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei, speaking Wednesday in Beijing, said some U.S. Senators “confused right and wrong” in approving Tuesday’s […]

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Reports: Indian Police Round UpTibetan Exiles Before Hu Visit

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 6:50 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New Delhi are cracking down on the city’s Tibetan population, after a Tibetan exile set himself on fire this week to protest a visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao. Indian media say hundreds of Tibetan activists were detained or confined to their homes Tuesday as part of “preventative measures” aimed at stopping another […]

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Reports: Indian Police Round UpTibetan Exiles Before Hu Visit

Posted March 28th, 2012 at 3:30 am (UTC-5)
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Police in New Delhi are reportedly cracking down on the city’s Tibetan population, after a Tibetan exile set himself on fire this week to protest a scheduled visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao. Indian media say hundreds of Tibetan activists were detained or confined to their homes Tuesday as part of “preventative measures” aimed at […]

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Tibetan Sets Self on Fire in India

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A Tibetan exile has set himself on fire during an anti-Chinese protest in India’s capital, New Delhi, just days before a visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao. The man, identified by fellow exiles as 27-year-old Jamphel Yeshi, was engulfed in flames Monday as he ran down a street screaming. A VOA reporter said police tried […]

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Tibetan Sets Self on Fire at Anti-China Protest

Posted March 26th, 2012 at 5:15 am (UTC-5)
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A Tibetan has set himself on fire at a protest in India’s capital ahead of a visit by China’s president. The man was engulfed in flames Monday in New Delhi before his fellow demonstrators beat out the fire. The protester was taken to a hospital, but the severity of his injuries was not immediately clear. […]

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Tibetan Activist Stages Hunger Strike From NY Hospital

Posted March 20th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A Tibetan activist staging a nearly monthlong hunger strike outside the United Nations is continuing his protest from a New York hospital Tuesday. The Tibetan Youth Congress said in a press release that Tibetan-American Dorjee Gyalpo was forced by police to seek medical care late Monday after he was unable to stand up on the […]

Thousands Mourn Tibetan Self-Immolator in China

Posted March 18th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Thousands of people gathered in an ethnic Tibetan area of China’s western Qinghai province Sunday to mourn the death of a farmer who set himself on fire Saturday to protest Chinese policies in the region. Witnesses told VOA that protesters demanded freedom, human rights for Tibet, and the return from exile of their spiritual leader, […]

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