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Tibet Chinese Rule

LOOK: Tibet At The Turn Of The Century

Posted 04.04.2013 | World

On April 4, 1912, China proclaimed a republic in Tibet, a move fiercely contested by Tibetans. The Chinese army had been in Tibet since 1909, when the...

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...

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...

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...

China Plans Massive Theme Park In Tibet

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Tibet's capital will spend billions to build a massive cultural theme park to boost tourism. The official Xinhua News Agency said Friday t...

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...

Rare Glimpse Into Locked-Down Town

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.01.2012 | World

ABA, China — China's stifling lockdown of this Tibetan town has not only been about patrolling its sleepy streets, but also policing the minds o...

China Heightens Security To Contain Most Serious Tibet Protests In 4 Years

AP | Posted 04.01.2012 | World

BEIJING — Rock-wielding Tibetan separatists who attacked police stations are responsible for sparking last week's deadly violence in Sichuan, th...

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...

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...