» 04/27/2012, 00.00
CHINA - TIBET
“Cultural genocide underway” in Tibet
The International Campaign for Tibet report: "Since the Communist nothing has changed: Beijing wants to destroy the language, culture and especially the religion of Tibet." Meanwhile, the Party sends false Panchen Lama to Hong Kong (who speaks of "harmonious society") as the true Panchen turns 23: under arrest since 1995.
10/03/2011 CHINA - TIBET
Tibet: 60 years of China’s "peaceful liberation” carried out in blood
On 11 March 1951 the People's Army occupied the then independent state of Tibet and annexed it. Since then, countless protests, tens of thousands dead, the genocide of a people and a culture. Interview with leader of the group Free Tibet.
31/03/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Ngaba, two Tibetan monks set themselves on fire. The police prevent their rescue
The double self-immolation took place yesterday in Barkham (Ngaba County, Sichuan). Both were from the Kirti monastery. After the act, the authorities brought the bodies to a secret place. Doubts about their health.
26/01/2010 CHINA - TIBET
New policy on Tibet: repression and modernization
Dialogue between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and the Chinese government resumes. But positions remain unchanged: the Dalai Lama calls for cultural and religious autonomy Beijing accuses him of wanting to divide the nation. Meanwhile in Tibet, China launches a new program that includes arrests and harsh sentences against monks and the faithful, along with a huge outlay of finances and personnel. The analysis of one of the greatest experts on Chinese politics.
09/01/2012 CHINA - TIBET
Qinghai, monk’s remains paraded after self-immolation
Hundreds of Tibetans forced the police to return the remains of Nyage Sonamdrugyu, a "living Buddha" who chose to commit suicide by fire, and brought them through the streets of Dari. The government had denied him a visa for India, to meet the Dalai Lama. Despite the opposition of the Bhuddist leader, the number of suicides has increased to 15.
27/11/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Penpa Tsering: Tibetans continue to set themselves on fire because China represses them
The president of the Tibetan parliament in exile accuses China of pushing young Tibetans "to the brink of despair." In two days, four young people between 18 and 24 have immolated themselves. A demonstration of 1,000 students in Qinghai was suppressed with violence and tear gas by police. Twenty students were seriously injured. The authorities have banned self-immolations and are demanding the involvement of village leaders to stop them. Even the families must sign. Fines and imprisonment for those who refuse.
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