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China Clamps Down Hard On Tibet's 'Burning' Protest

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even ha...

China Beefs Up Security To Deter Self-Immolations

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese authorities are tightening controls in an ethnic Tibetan region where at least 10 people set themselves on fire and hundreds demons...

4th Tibetan Self-Immolates In Week

AP | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

BEIJING — A 23-year-old man has become the fifth Tibetan in a week to set himself on fire and die in a county in far western China to protest ag...

2 Tibetans Set Selves On Fire

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.28.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Two men engulfed themselves in a burst of flames outside a Buddhist temple popular with tourists and pilgrims in Lhasa, marking the first t...

Reports: Tibetans Set Selves On Fire

AP | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

BEIJING -- An overseas activist group says two lay Tibetans have set themselves on fire in front of a monastery in eastern Tibet. London-based Free T...

Tibetan Self-Immolation Wave Among History's Biggest

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.02.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year to protest Chinese rule, sometimes drinking kerosene to make the flames e...

China: Tibetan Immolaters Are Criminals, Outcasts, Mentally Ill

AP | By ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese officials sought Wednesday to discredit Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest China's rule over their region, calling...

Chinese Security Forces Reportedly Open Fire At Tibetans

AP | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese security forces fired at Tibetans, killing one and wounding several others, an activist group said Friday, in the third reported de...

Clashes Between Chinese Police and Tibetan Protesters Injure Dozens

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 03.25.2012 | World

BEIJING — Deadly clashes between ethnic Tibetans and Chinese security forces have spread to a second area in southwestern China, an overseas Tib...