• Self-immolation protests in Tibet reach 123 under China (updated)
    December 4, 2013
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    (Central Tibetan Administration urges China to address grievances of Tibetans) DHARAMSHALA: The Chinese government has increased security clampdown in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet after a Tibetan set himself on fire to protest against its repressive rule in Tibet. More
  • Tibetan monk burns self to death in protest against Chinese repression (Updated)
    November 12, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA:  Reports coming out of Tibet say a young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China's Qinghai province) on Monday (11 Nov) to protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet. He died when he was being taken to the hospital by Chinese authorities, confirmed reports say. More
  • China Sentences Tibetan to Four Years in Prison
    August 12, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: The Intermediate People's court in Malho (incorporated into China's Qinghai province), sentenced Akhu Gyatak, a Tibetan man from Rebgong in northeastern Tibet, to four years in prison and stripped him of his political rights for two years. The court in its verdict on 8 February charged Gyatak with subverting state laws and orchestrating separatist activities. More
  • Casualties of Tawu Firing Rise, More Tibetans Shot and Arrested Than Earlier Reported
    July 18, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: Details slowly trickling from Tibet reveal a dramatic increase in the number of Tibetans shot and injured during His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 78th birthday celebration in Tawu region of eastern Tibet. Leading Tibetan Rights groups now put the figure to at least 14 Tibetans who were shot and injured rather than 6 as reported earlier. More
  • Tibetan Woman Self-immolates in Zamthang
    April 17, 2013
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    DHARMSHALA: Jugtso, a 20 year-old Tibetan woman died after setting herself on fire in Zamthang, Ngaba in north-eastern Tibet (incorporated into China's Sichuan Province) around 3 pm local time on 16 April. She is the sixth Tibetan to self-immolate from the Zamthang region. The total number of self-immolations has risen to 115, out which 98 died. More
  • 28-year-old monk self-immolates in eastern Tibet
    March 29, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: A Tibetan monk has died after setting himself on fire to protest against the Chinese rule in Luchu county in Kanlho (incorporated into China's Gansu Province) in eastern Tibet, taking the total self-immolations to 114. More
  • One more Tibetan self-immolates to protest Chinese rule, Toll climbs to 111
    March 26, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: Reports coming out of Tibet say a Tibetan man has set himself on fire to protest the Chinese rule in Tibet, taking the total self-immolations to 111. Lhamo Kyab, 43, set himself on fire in Sangchu county (Ch:Xiahe) in Kanlho in north-eastern Tibet (incorporated into China's Gansu Province) Monday (25 March). Local Tibetans later found his last remains at the protest site. More
  • Worldwide Solidarity Prayer Service on 20 February
    February 18, 2013
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    DHARMSHALA: The Kashag and Tibetans-in-exile will hold a worldwide prayer service on Wednesday, 20 February from 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm to express solidarity with all those Tibetans who have self-immolated and those suffering torture and imprisonment. More
  • Self-immolation at Amchok, Toll Reaches 101
    February 15, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: In confirmed reports coming from Tibet, a 26 year old Tibetan died after setting himself on fire at Amchok around 1 pm (local time) on 13 February. The self-immolator is identified as Drukpa Khar, a father of three children. No further information is available at the moment. More
  •   STATEMENT
    The 100th Self-Immolation in Tibet- A case for the world to answer
    February 14, 2013
     
    PRESS RELEASE14 February 2013 "Dignity is the spirit of a nationality…," wrote the 42-year-old monk Sopa Rinpoche before his self-immolation on January 8, 2012. Since the first such action by Tapey on February 27, 2009, 100 Tibetans have burnt themselves. More
  • Tibetans continue to self-immolate in protest
    February 14, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA: The Central Tibetan Administration is deeply saddened by the continuing tragic self-immolations by Tibetans in protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government. Lobsang Namgyal, 37, a monk of Kirti monastery, died after setting himself near the local police station in Dzoege in Ngaba, north-eastern Tibet, on 3 February 2013. More
  • Over 30 Indian Parliamentarians and political leaders pledge action for Tibet
    February 2, 2013
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    At the final day event of Tibetan People’s Solidarity Campaign February 2, 2013, Delhi: Mass gathering with Indian Supporters and speeches by Indian Parliamentarians and prominent Indian leaders marked the final day of Tibetan People’s Solidarity Campaign. More
  •   OFFSITE NEWS
    China: Stop Sentencing Tibetans for “Inciting” Immolations
    February 2, 2013
     
    [Human Rights Watch] Harsh Penalties for Tibetans Charged In Connection With Deaths (New York) – Chinese judicial authorities should immediately release two Tibetans who were found guilty in legal proceedings that relied solely on confessions they gave during five months in detention, Human Rights Watch said today. More
  • ‘Treat Tibet as core issue in China talks’
    February 2, 2013
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    [Asian Age/PTI] New Delhi, 1 Feb: Resolution of the Tibet issue through “genuine” autonomy could act as a catalyst for modernisation of China, prime minister of Tibetan government-in-exile Lobsang Sangay said on Thursday, asking countries to speak up openly in favour of the cause. More
  • 26 year old Tibetan Burns Self in Protest, Toll Reaches 99
    January 23, 2013
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    DHARAMSHALA:  Kunchok Kyab, a 26-year-old Tibetan burned himself protesting against the repressive policies of China at Bora, Ladang in eastern Tibet’s Amdo region. He died on the spot. He set himself on fire within the premises of Bora monastery at 12:00 pm local time yesterday (22 January), taking the self-immolation toll to 99 since 2009. More
  • China Sentences Nun to 3 Years in Jail, Arrests 7 Monks in Crackdown over Self-immolations
    December 15, 2012
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    DHARAMSHALA: The Chinese government has sentenced a Tibetan nun to three years in prison in Karze for her alleged role in political activities, fresh reports coming out of Tibet say. More
  • Tibetan School Girl Immolates in Tsekhog, Rebkong
    December 10, 2012
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    DHARAMSHALA: Bhenchen Kyi, a 17 year old Tibetan school girl set herself on fire yesterday 9 December at Tsekhog, Rebkong in north-eastern Tibet around 8 pm (local time). She died on the spot.While engulfed in flames, she was reciting prayers for the long life of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, an eyewitness said. Her body was carried to a safe place before the Chinese police arrived. More
  • Tibetan Monk Dies after Setting Self on Fire, Total Self-Immolation Rises to 92
    December 4, 2012
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    Press Release 4 December 2012 The Central Tibetan Administration reiterated its grave concern over the alarming escalation of self-immolations by Tibetans inside Tibet, with fresh reports coming out of the region say a Tibetan monk has died after setting himself on fire at Pema (Chinese: Banma) Golog prefecture in eastern Tibet's Amdo Province (incorporated into Qinghai Province) on Monday (3 Dece More
  • Tibetan Immolates in Bora, Toll Reaches 91
    December 3, 2012
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    DHARAMSHALA: A Tibetan man set himself on fire yesterday (2 December) in Bora, Labrang in Tibet's north-eastern region around 3:40 pm (local time). Sungdue Kyab, father of one, self-immolated on the main road near Bora monastery protesting against the Chinese government. Chinese police arrived at the site within minutes and took him to Kanlho People's hospital, eyewitnesses said. More
  • Rights Group and Governments Urge China to Address Tibetan Grievances as Self-immolation Toll Rises to 90
    December 1, 2012
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    DHARAMSHALA: Kunchok Kyab, a 29-year-old Tibetan man, set himself on fire Friday at Zoegey, in Ngaba in north-eastern Tibet, taking the self-immolation toll to 90. Minutes after his immolation, Chinese security officers arrived and took his body to the regional police headquarters, eyewitnesses said. He died on 1 December 2012. More
  •   VIDEO
    Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Message on the Occasion of Losar(English)
    January 24, 2013
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    With profound grief, I report that the number of Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest against repression in Tibet is now reaching 100. In 2012 alone, 83 Tibetans self-immolated, and twenty-eight of these occurred within the single month of November. Now in the new year of 2013, I am saddened to inform you that three Tibetans have set themselves on fire. View
  •   VIDEO
    THE BURNING QUESTION: Why are Tibetans Turning to Self-immolation?
    September 24, 2012
     
    The Burning Question: Why are Tibetans Turning to Self-immolation? View
  •   VIDEO
    Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Press Conference
    July 29, 2012
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    Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay briefed to the press on current situation of self immolation in Tibet and answered the support of Karnataka State Govt. to the Tibetan settlements at Press Club of Bangalore on 29 July 2012. View
  •   VIDEO
    Video footage of Self-immolation in Tibet
    June 23, 2012
     
    Subtitle in English and Chinese. http://www.tibetonline.tv/Ngawang_Norphel.zip The following text is the transcript of an exchange between Ngawang Norphel (attempted to self-immolate on 20 June 2012) and the monk by his side. The person he refers to as 'Khedup' and 'Tenzin Khedup' is the other man who self-immolated with him and died on 20 June 2012. View
  •   VIDEO
    The Stream – Tibetan PM speaks out after self-immolations
    March 12, 2012
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    Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay discusses the growing crisis in his country. Guests: Lobsang Sangay Thumbnail: REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma courtesy: The Stream ( http://www.youtube. View
  •   VIDEO
    Day-long Hunger Strike on first day of Tibetan New Year Feb. 22, 2012
    February 26, 2012
     
    Statement of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) on the occasion of the  day-long Hunger Strike by its Members and the public on the first day of the Water-Dragon Tibetan New Year on 22nd February, 2012 at the Theckchen Choling, Main Temple, Dharamsala. View
  •   VIDEO
    Tibetan’s fierce objection to unjust and repressive rule by China (Version2)
    February 8, 2012
     
    Major Tibetan protests against the Chinese occupation of Tibet: 1959, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 2008 to the present. The following video illustrates the ongoing cycle of repression in Tibet and the Chinese authorities' harsh response to hundreds of demonstrations that have occurred across the Tibetan plateau. View
  •   VIDEO
    English: Open Letter to Mr. Hu Jintao From Tibetan Parliament in Exile
    January 27, 2012
     
    HE Hu Jintao, President of China Your Excellency, On behalf of all the Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, the Tibetan Parliament in Exile wishes to express our deep anguish and concern at the prevailing critical situation inside Tibet. As a human being, we are sure you will very much understand why people resort to extreme measures such as self-immolation. View
  •   VIDEO
    English: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans
    January 26, 2012
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    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
  •   VIDEO
    Tibetan: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans
    January 26, 2012
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    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
  •   VIDEO
    English: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay
    January 26, 2012
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    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
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