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Tibetan Monk Reportedly Sets Himself On Fire In China

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING -- A Tibetan monk in western China set himself on fire in an anti-government protest, then was beaten and kicked by police, prompting hundreds...

Tibetan Monks Sealed in Monastery in Sichuan Request Permission to Pray for Chinese Quake Victims

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rebecca Novick

Since March, the monks of Kirti have not been allowed to conduct their usual Buddhist rituals, but on May 15th, they received special permission to make an exception.