China police fire on Tibetans after self-immolations: rights group

  • Mon, 12/29/2014 - 00:00

Chinese police have fired on Tibetan protesters demonstrating after a series of deadly self-immolations by people from Tibet campaigning against Chinese rule of their Himalayan region, a rights group said on Friday.

A screen grab of a since-suspended Twitter account that Free Tibet identified as fake.

Twitter Acts Quickly on Suspect Pro-China Accounts

  • Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:46

Just hours after The New York Times posted an article about bogus Twitter accounts dedicated to spreading pro-China propaganda — and a Tibetan advocacy group demanded that the company take action — Twitter appears to have hit the kill switch on a score of the suspect accounts.

Tsering Woeser in Inner Mongolia last month.Credit Tsering Woeser, via Associated Press

Tibetan Activist on Her Latest House Arrest

  • Wed, 07/16/2014 - 20:01

Tsering Woeser, a Tibetan writer who often criticizes policies of the Chinese Communist Party, said she was surprised when she heard a United States Embassy official offering her a dinner invitation over her cellphone, since she knew her phone conversations were constantly being monitored by Chinese security officers.

China Rejects US View on Rights in Tibet

  • Fri, 12/07/2012 - 00:00

China has lashed out at the United States for remarks by a U.S. official blaming China's restrictive policies in Tibet for a rise in self-immolation protests.

Possible Escalation in China's Crackdown Against Autonomous Tibet

  • Mon, 10/22/2012 - 00:00

A Tibetan man who disappeared under mysterious circumstances is presumed dead, and activists are accusing Chinese security forces of orchestrating his murder.

Dalai Lama's European representative criticises China's role in Tibet

  • Mon, 08/20/2012 - 19:59

The Parliament Magazine talks to special representative of the Dalai Lama to Europe Kelsang Gyaltsen about China's presence in Tibet.

Beijing's Soft Power Strategy on Tibet

  • Thu, 07/26/2012 - 19:48

A rights official says China can’t just sweep the Tibet problem under the carpet.

Tibetans Ready for 'Long' Struggle

  • Fri, 07/20/2012 - 00:00

Exile prime minister renews call for 'meaningful' talks with China.

For once, China admits Dalai Lama's clout in Tibet

  • Mon, 07/16/2012 - 21:30

As resentment against the Communist Party's iron yoke boils over in the Tibetan-inhabited areas of China, Beijing  has begun admitting that the Dalai Lama's  hold runs deep in these areas.

Tibetan monk beaten to death by Chinese security personnel

  • Mon, 07/16/2012 - 21:27

A Tibetan monk was beaten to death by Chinese security personnel after he was stopped at a security checkpoint in Riwoche, Kham, eastern Tibet.