» 03/02/2011, 00.00
TIBET - CHINA
Tibetan leader calls for non-violent response to China’s provocation on Dalai Lama
Samdhong Rinpoche, prime minister of Tibetan government in exile, calls on Tibetans not to fall into the trap of the recent Chinese slander against the Dalai Lama, but to continue to assert their identity in a non-violent way. The Jasmine revolt: China is ready to crush any protests with violence.
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."
12/01/2010 CHINA - TIBET
Beijing: more aid to Tibet to ensure stability, as the governor resigns
Hu Jintao proposes more investment in the region. But experts point out that this aid benefits the ethnic Han in particular and in the long term will not prevent new protests. Meanwhile Qiangba Puncog, leader during the 2008 repression, has resigned.
27/08/2011 CHINA - TIBET
Beijing fires "Tibetan bulldog", Zhang Qingli.
The Communist Party secretary in Lhasa was replaced by Chen Quanguo, considered a "man of dialogue". In the more than 5 years of control over the region Zhang has caused riots and sentenced hundreds of Tibetan dissidents and Buddhist leaders.
23/02/2015 TIBET - CHINA
Tibet, thousands of Buddhists celebrate the Dalai Lama’s birthday in public
Defying the authorities, about 3 thousand people gathered in the rural districts of Ngaba and Golok to wish long life to the Buddhist leader, who turns 80 this year. The ritual gifts placed under an life-sized cutout of the Tibetan leader on a traditional throne.
18/02/2013 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.
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