» 06/21/2012, 00.00
TIBET - CHINA
Another two young Tibetans commit self-immolation to protest against Beijing, one dies
Ngawang Norpel, 22, and Tenzin Khedup, 24, set themselves on fire in Trindu County, Qinghai province. The two invoked the independence of Tibet and wished "long life" to the Dalai Lama. The conditions of the young man who survived are uncertain. In a brief video, images of the fire.
20/06/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Tibetan monk dies in prison from torture by Chinese police
Karwang, 36, was accused of hanging posters glorifying independence. The police stopped him last May; during the interrogation he suffered torture and violence. His relatives received no compensation for his death. The operation to recover the remains and the burial under the strict supervision of the authorities.
24/10/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet: more self-immolations, the seventh this month in protests against Beijing
Dorje Rinchen, 58, set himself on fire near the monastery of Labrang and died from his injuries. The police tried to hide the body, but the intervention of the crowd prevented the assault. In response, officers have prevented the monks from paying their last respects. The Tibetan drama a thorn in the side for Beijing leadership.
21/05/2015 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, a father of four sets himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule
Self-immolations climb to 140 since 2009, when this extreme form of protest against Beijing first began. Tenzin Gyatso, 35, was taken away by police in critical condition: it is unclear whether he's dead or alive. The central government launches raids and searches in the Tibet ahead of the Dalai Lama’s 80th birthday.
20/04/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Ngaba, two Tibetans aged 20 self-immolate
Choephag Kyab and Sonam demand an end to Chinese occupation and the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet. Recently, Chinese police attacked another Tibetan who had just set himself on fire. General Secretary of Tibetan Youth Congress: "An absolute barbarity that will power our protests."
18/10/2011 TIBET - CHINA
Ngaba, yet another suicide as Buddhist nun sets herself on fire for freedom
Wagmo Tenzin, 20, set herself on fire to demand freedom for Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama. Since last March it is the ninth person to commit suicide.
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