Tibet

The Netherlands Urged to Address China-Tibet issues

  • Fri, 11/18/2011 - 11:00

Tibetans and their supporters are urging the Dutch government to take part in international efforts to free Tibet. They commemorated the Tibetan monks who recently set themselves on fire and held a hunger strike in front of the Parliament in The Hague on Wednesday.

Tibetan writers imprisoned in China

  • Tue, 11/01/2011 - 12:00

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the imprisonment of two Tibetan writers, one of whom was sentenced after a year of detention without trial, according to reports.

Dalai Lama demands meaningful autonomy for Tibet through bilateral resolution process

  • Fri, 10/28/2011 - 12:00

Acknowledging China's "growing international influence", Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today pressed for "meaningful autonomy" for Tibet through bilateral resolution process to preserve its culture and religion.

In China, self-immolations add radical bent to Tibetan protests

  • Wed, 10/26/2011 - 12:00

Nine suicides by young Buddhists in Sichuan province have unnerved the Chinese government and given momentum to the Tibetan movement.

Tibetan Activists Adopt Self Immolation As Political Tool

  • Tue, 10/25/2011 - 12:00

In recent months several Tibetan monks and nuns have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule in Tibet.

Troops Pour Into Lhasa

  • Thu, 10/20/2011 - 12:00

Chinese security forces in large numbers have moved into Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa in an apparent bid to discourage local protests against rule by Beijing, according to sources in Tibet.

China accuses Dalai Lama of encouraging suicide by fire

  • Wed, 10/19/2011 - 12:00

China has again accused the Dalai Lama of encouraging people in ethnically Tibetan parts of China to commit suicide.

China is fuelling the fires of Tibetan resistance

  • Mon, 10/17/2011 - 12:00

A wave of self-immolation by young men in Tibet is a warning to China that pre-emptive oppression can lead to desperate acts

Trouble Brewing in Tibet?

  • Sun, 10/16/2011 - 12:00

A teenage former monk in Tibet has reportedly set himself on fire, the eighth self-immolation this year in what has become an increasingly restive region.

Rights group finds Chinese security measures at fault for self immolations

  • Thu, 10/13/2011 - 12:00

A “dramatic increase in security expenditure” by the Chinese government in the Ngaba area of eastern Tibet has contributed to the ongoing “local discontent and unrest” says Human Rights Watch.

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