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Tibet Self Immolation


Thubten Samphel | Posted 03.05.2014 | Home
Thubten Samphel

With this latest self-immolation, since 2009, 125 Tibetans have set themselves on fire. All of them have expressed the same refrain: freedom for Tibet and return of the Dalai Lama.

Tibetan Nun Dies After Self-Immolation

Agence France Presse | | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home

A Tibetan nun who last week set fire to herself in protest at Chinese rule has died, a US-based broadcaster and rights group said.The woman set hersel...

Dalai Lama: Self-Immolations Have Little Effect

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

By Thuy Ong SYDNEY, June 13 (Reuters) - Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little effect o...

Tibetan New Year Canceled

Reuters | Posted 04.13.2013 | Home

By Ben Blanchard XIAHE, China, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Tibetans in a northwest part of China which has been a focus of self-immolation prot...

Exiled Leader: Tibetans Have 'Sacred Duty' To Support Self-Immolations

Religion News Service | Vishal Arora | Posted 11.10.2012 | Home

NEW DELHI (RNS) As the 18th congress of China's Communist Party began in Beijing this week, six more Tibetans set themselves on fire as Tibetan leader...

Protest Or Sacrifice? China's Anti-Imperialist Propaganda Backfires In Tibet

Rebecca Novick | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home
Rebecca Novick

With TIME magazine hoisting the self-immolations in Tibet as the top most underreported story of 2011, suddenly there is a window of attention on this disturbing trend.

In The Internet Age, Tibet Is Still The Hidden Kingdom

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home
Richard Schiffman

There is little hope that Tibet will move off the back burner of global concern. How many more Tibetans will burn themselves in a futile attempt to grab the attention of a world that is looking elsewhere?