Friday, July 4, 2014
Tibetans living on the “roof of the world” can thank an extinct human relative for providing a gene that helps them adapt to the high altitude, a study suggests.
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
A Tibetan nun set herself on fire in southwestern China at the weekend, a campaign group and a report said, in the latest apparent act of protest against Chinese rule.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
China has completed a monitoring scheme in restive Tibet that requires all telephone and internet users to register under their real names, state media said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to crack down on what officials describe as rumors.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Two dozen Tibetans have set themselves on fire in western China this month in a dramatic acceleration of the protests against authoritarian Chinese rule, activist groups say.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Another Tibetan has set himself on fire in western China to protest government policies while thousands marched in another part of China to show support for their exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, a report said.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
A senior official in Chinese-ruled Tibet is ordering heightened security in Buddhist monasteries and along key roadways as the government tries to prevent protests that erupted in neighboring Tibetan communities from spreading.
Monday, January 16, 2012
A rights group has called on Beijing to use restraint after a Tibetan set himself on fire in southwest China on Saturday and police allegedly fired on hundreds of locals, possibly killing one.1 Comment
Monday, January 9, 2012
State media confirmed Sunday that two former Tibetan monks set themselves on fire in far western China, in what an activist group said was the latest in a series of self-immolation protests against Chinese rule.
Thursday, November 10, 2011
One of Tibet's most senior exiled Buddhist leaders, the Karmapa Lama, appealed on Wednesday for Tibetans in China not to set themselves on fire, saying he hoped they found more constructive ways to advance their cause.1 Comment
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
The desperate conditions Tibetans face under Beijing's rigid controls in what amounted to “cultural genocide” are behind the spate of self-immolations in southwest China, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Monday.