ARTICLES RELATING TO SELF-IMMOLATIONS

Tibetan man self-immolates in China

2014-09-22 07:45

A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in northwest China, overseas media and a campaign group reports, the latest in a string of self-immolation protests in recent years against Beijing's control.

Tibetan nun sets herself on fire

2014-03-31 07:20

A Tibetan nun set herself on fire in south-western China at the weekend, a campaign group and a report say, in the latest apparent act of protest against Chinese rule.

Obama to host Dalai Lama on Friday

2014-02-21 08:04

US President Barack Obama will meet Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama at the White House, in an encounter likely to draw the ire of China.

3 dead in Tiananmen Square vehicle blaze

2013-10-28 10:42

Three people have been killed after an SUV vehicle crashed into a crowd in Beijing's Tiananmen Square and burst into flames, police say.

China cops shoot celebrating Tibetans

2013-07-09 08:02

Chinese police have opened fire on Tibetans marking the Dalai Lama's 78th birthday, shooting at least one monk in the head and wounding several people, two overseas groups say.

'Standing man' joins icons

2013-06-19 09:52

Turkey's 'standing man' has joined the ranks of history's iconic symbols.

Vendor dies in Saudi after self immolating

2013-05-20 12:07

A street vendor has died in Saudi Arabia after setting himself on fire in protest at having his goods confiscated by police, human rights activists report.

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Here is a collection of images of Tibetans carrying out protests, including self-immolation, against the occupation of Tibet by China.

Here is a collection of images of Tibetans carrying out protests, including self-immolation, against the occupation of Tibet by China.

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2 Tibetans self-immolate in protests

2013-03-25 15:11

A 30-year-old Tibetan mother of four has burned to death and a 43-year-old Tibetan man self-immolated in a separate incident in the latest of more than 100 similar anti-China protests.

Tibetan denied passport to receive award

2013-03-08 13:00

The US has planned to present an outspoken Tibetan author with an award for courage but the activist will not be able to receive the honour because China has denied her a passport.

 

Dalai Lama gears up for Tibet autonomy push

2014-06-05 10:41

The Dalai Lama has called for democracy in China and offered prayers for victims of the Tiananmen crackdown ahead of the launch of a new campaign for autonomy in his Tibetan homeland.

Nepal on alert to stop Tibetan protest

2014-03-03 09:51

Police in the Nepalese capital are on alert to stop protests and self-immolations to mark the anniversary of the failed 1959 uprising against Chinese rule in Tibet.

Tibetan monk sets himself on fire

2013-11-12 16:15

A Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in an act of protest in China, reports and campaign groups say, as top Communist Party leaders hold a key gathering.

China pushes hardline stance on Dalai Lama

2013-07-10 08:08

China's top official for ethnic affairs has indicated there will be no softening of the Communist Party's struggle against the Dalai Lama by the country's new leadership.

Tibetan dies in self-immolation attempt

2013-06-20 10:01

A Tibetan nun who last week set fire to herself in protest at Chinese rule has died, a US-based broadcaster and rights group said.

Dalai Lama: Self-immolation not much use

2013-06-13 10:00

Tibetans setting themselves on fire to protest against Chinese rule are having little effect on Beijing's policies, says exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama.

Two Tibetan monks self-immolate in China

2013-04-25 10:09

Two Tibetan monks in south-western China have died after setting themselves on fire, says a media outlet and a rights group, the latest in a series of such protests against Beijing's rule.

Tibetan immolations in spotlight at Brics

2013-03-26 14:38

Civil society groups including the Tibet Society of South Africa have geared up for a day of protest at the Brics summit in Durban.

Tibetan woman self-immolates in China

2013-03-19 08:03

A Tibetan woman has burned herself to death, leading authorities in China to detain her husband, rights groups and media reports say, in the latest such protest against Beijing's rule.

Tibetan self-immolators inspire painter

2013-03-07 13:02

A Chinese painter who is a member of China's Han ethnic majority is setting a rare example by taking up the Tibetan cause.

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