» 02/18/2013, 00.00
TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, another self-immolation brings total of victims to 102
49 year-old father of 4 Namla Tsering, set himself on fire in a crowded street in Labrang - Sangchu County - to protest against Chinese rule in Tibet and demand the return of the Dalai Lama. Beijing responds with repression, the international community remains silent.
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."
18/03/2013 TIBET - CHINA
Kirti monk self immolates in memory of Tibetans killed in March 2008
The religious, 28, set himself on fire and died in Sichuan province, where 16 March 2008 the Chinese army violently suppressed peaceful protest of Tibetan monks. A few days before a Tibetan woman also set herself on fire on the eve of the appointment of a new Chinese President Xi Jinping.
03/07/2012 TIBET - CHINA
Tibetan woman self immolates in Qinghai to protest seizure of home
The self-immolation took place last week, but has only now emerged. The act motivated by confiscation of land imposed by Beijing authorities. Strict censorship imposed. The woman suffered "serious" injuries but there is no news on her current health conditions. Relatives refused permission to visit.
04/08/2007 CHINA - TIBET
The Party to approve Buddha reincarnations
The government continues to interfere in religious affairs, mortgaging the future of the Dalai Lama. In Sichuan 200 Tibetans demand the release of a nomadic pastor who had asked for independence for Tibet.
Tibetan woman self immolates while Communist Party humiliates the Dalai Lama
Nyingkar Tashi set herself on fire during a funeral ceremony. She is the 70th victim of self immolations in 2011. Since the eve of the Communist Party Congress there have been seven self-sacrifices. Beijing humiliates the Dalai Lama, accusing him of "glorifying" the self-immolations.
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