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Monday, November 7, 2011
A Tibetan rights group said Sunday that around 10,000 Tibetans were reportedly gathered around a monastery in western China where a nun set herself on fire last week in apparent protest against Chinese rule.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Chinese police have arrested 17 people for running guns into ethnically Tibetan parts of the country from northern Myanmar, and have seized a small number of guns and bullets, state media said on Wednesday.
Dalai Lama leads prayers as protests mount
The Dalai Lama on Wednesday fasted and led prayers in honor of nine Tibetans who set themselves on fire in apparent protest against China's tight grip over Buddhist practices in Tibet.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
A young Tibetan monk set himself on fire in southwest China, rights groups said Tuesday, the fifth reported case this year in what activists and experts say is a “rare” and “worrying” trend.
Thursday, September 1, 2011
China has jailed three Tibetan monks for between 10 and 13 years for helping a fellow monk to burn himself to death, raising criticism from the United States and rights groups.
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
The hardline Chinese official removed last week as Communist Party chief of restive Tibet has been made head of the province in the center of contention over China's Catholics, giving him an influential role in another sensitive religious issue.
Friday, August 26, 2011
China on Thursday replaced Tibet's hard-line Communist Party boss under whom bloody rioting broke out in the Himalayan region three years ago.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
A Tibetan spiritual leader installed by China's communist government against the Dalai Lama's wishes has finished a trip to a major Buddhist monastery with comments unlikely to endear him to an already skeptical Tibetan public.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping vowed on Tuesday to crack down on separatist forces he said were led by the Dalai Lama, suggesting that China's heir apparent to the presidency will not ease Beijing's hardline stance towards the region.
Dalai Lama determined to decide next Buddhist leader
Tibet's spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has insisted that he will guide the choice of his successor, saying China's plans to control the selection of the Buddhist leader were “ridiculous.”
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