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China Steps Up Attacks On Dalai Lama

Reuters | Ben Blanchard | Posted 09.08.2013 | Religion

BEIJING, July 9 (Reuters) - China's top official in charge of religious groups and ethnic minorities vowed on Tuesday to step up the fight against e...

Tibetan Uprising Day Reminds Us

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Rajiv Malhotra

Even as desperate self-immolations among Tibetans still living in Tibet have increased in the past few years, there seem to be no signs whatsoever of China relenting on its cultural genocide there.

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...

Teenage Girl Sets Self On fire To Protest China

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

BEIJING — A teenage girl set herself on fire on the grasslands of an ethnic Tibetan region in western China, becoming the eighth child to self-i...

Tibetan Sets Self On Fire To Protest Chinese Rule

AP | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

BEIJING — A Tibetan herdsman has died after setting himself on fire in northwest China's Qinghai province, state media reported Saturday, in the...

2 Tibetans Self-Immolate In China

AP | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say two more Tibetans have killed themselves by self-immolation, as the wave of deadly protests against Chinese rule sh...

Tibetan Cousins Set Self On Fire

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 12.27.2012 | World

BEIJING — Two Tibetan cousins set fire to themselves in their village to protest Chinese rule, bringing the total number of self-immolations thi...

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...

Grandfather Of Tibetan Leader Sets Self On Fire To Protest China

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 10.13.2012 | World

BEIJING -- The grandfather of a revered Tibetan Buddhist figure died Saturday after setting himself on fire in protest of Chinese rule, the London-bas...

3 Tibetans Set Self On Fire Within Week

AP | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A 24-year-old Tibetan nomad set fire to himself Friday to protest China's rule in the third reported self-immolation within a week, said th...

Another Tibetan Monk Dies After Setting Self On Fire

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

BEIJING — An 18-year-old monk set himself on fire and died in southwestern China on Tuesday in the latest of dozens of self-immolations by Tibet...

Tibet Tourism Grows, With Or Without Foreigners

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Tibet is seeing a boom in Chinese visitors, meaning that the government's latest ban on foreigners following self-immolation protests again...

Photos Allegedly Show Tibetan Ablaze

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

Associated Press BEIJING -- A Tibetan writer posted photos online Friday allegedly showing scenes from two self-immolations in Lhasa, the latest in...

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 Monks Set Selves On Fire

AP | Posted 03.31.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in a western Chinese city in the latest in a wave of self-immolations protesting against Chinese r...

State of Control

Natalie Avital | Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact
Natalie Avital

State of Control is an upcoming feature-length documentary that follows activists throughout the Tibetan diaspora who are risking their lives to peacefully protest against the oppression of the Chinese police state.

Tibetan Nun Sets Self On Fire

AP | Posted 04.12.2012 | World

BEIJING — An 18-year-old Tibetan nun has set herself on fire in western China in the latest such protest against Beijing's handling of its vast ...

Tibetan Monk's Body Reportedly Paraded Through Streets Of China

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 03.10.2012 | World

BEIJING — The body of a Tibetan monk who died after setting himself on fire was paraded through the streets in northwestern China, a report said...

2 Tibetan Monks Reportedly Set Themselves On Fire

AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A Tibet activist group says two people have set themselves on fire in southwest China in the latest in a series of apparent self-immolation...

Another Tibetan Monk Sets Himself On Fire

AP | Posted 02.01.2012 | World

BEIJING -- A former Buddhist monk in Tibet has been hospitalized after setting himself on fire, the latest in a series of apparent self-immolation pro...

Goodbye Tibet?

John Graham | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
John Graham

I just saw first-hand what the Chinese are doing in Tibet. The reports you've heard of cultural genocide are true. China is obliterating the ideas, traditions and habits of the Tibetan people.

Tibetan Exile Sets Self On Fire In Front Of Chinese Embassy

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

NEW DELHI — Police overpowered a young Tibetan exile who set himself on fire outside the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital Friday in solidar...

Nepal Detains Over 100 Tibetan Protesters After Prayer Service

AP | By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA | Posted 01.01.2012 | World

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Nepalese police detained more than 100 Tibetan exiles on Tuesday who had gathered to pray for nine Tibetans who set themselves on f...

China: Tibetan Monk Set Himself On Fire

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A Buddhist monk died Monday after setting himself on fire in an ethnically Tibetan region of western China, reports said. The inci...

Dalai Lama To Give Up Ceremonial Duties

AP | ASHOK SHARMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW DELHI — The Dalai Lama wants to give up his lesser known role as the ceremonial leader of the Tibetan government-in-exile, an aide said Tues...