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Tibetan Monks Self Immolation

Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates Inside China Temple

AP | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

BEIJING — A U.S.-backed broadcaster says a Tibetan Buddhist monk set himself on fire inside a western Chinese monastery criticized by authoritie...

Tibetans Mourn As Self-Immolations Near 100

Religion News Service | Calum McLeod | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion

BORA MONASTERY, China (RNS) Six Tibetan pilgrims prostrated themselves face down on the road, then rose, took three paces forward and repeated the dus...

In The Internet Age, Tibet Is Still The Hidden Kingdom

Richard Schiffman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Religion
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?

Igniting the Embers* of Independence

Jamyang Norbu | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Jamyang Norbu

Just this year, in Tibet, starting twelve days after the death of Mohamed Bouazizi, we have had nine self-immolations -- so far. And there are unsettling rumors of more to come.