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.

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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.

Tibetans jailed over self-immolation

2013-03-05 13:04

A court in China has sentenced three Tibetans to up to 15 years in prison after convicting them of encouraging a self-immolation protest, says a report.

Tibetan burns himself to death in China

2013-02-14 12:00

A Tibetan man has burnt himself to death in protest against Chinese rule, say reports and Western rights groups, bringing the total of Tibetans to have set themselves on fire to at least 101.

Self-immolations: China punishes Tibetans

2013-02-01 12:50

Chinese courts have convicted eight Tibetans over accusations they incited others to self-immolate in the first such prosecutions to become publicly known.

2 Tibetans die in latest self-immolations

2012-12-11 09:07

Two more Tibetans have burned themselves to death in protest at China's rule of the Himalayan region, says a rights group.

Mother sets herself on fire

2012-11-18 08:45

Activists say a Tibetan woman has died after becoming the latest of dozens to set herself on fire to protest Chinese rule.

Dalai Lama slams China on immolations

2012-11-12 10:00

The Chinese government is not "seriously" probing the cause of a spate of self-immolations by Tibetans across China, says the Dalai Lama according to reports.

Self-immolations: China blames Dalai Lama

2012-10-24 14:03

Beijing is blaming exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama for inciting a spate of self-immolations in China's Tibetan-inhabited regions.

Tibetan burns himself in monastery

2012-10-07 13:47

A Tibetan has burned himself to death inside a Buddhist monastery in China as part of a grisly series of protests against Beijing's hardline rule of the region.

China detains 100s in Tibet capital

2012-05-31 09:05

Hundreds of people have been detained in Lhasa after two men set themselves on fire in the Tibetan regional capital in protest against Chinese rule, a report says.

China: Dalai Lama is 'deceiving world'

2012-05-15 13:09

China has accused the Dalai Lama of "deceiving the world" after Tibet's exiled spiritual leader said he was warned of a plot by Chinese agents to assassinate him.

Two Tibetans burn themselves to death

2012-04-20 09:01

Two more Tibetans have died after setting themselves on fire in a restive region of China, says a rights group, the latest in a wave of such protests against Beijing's rule.

 

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.

Tibetan teens in double immolation

2013-02-21 11:02

Two Tibetan teenagers have died after setting fire to themselves in protest at Chinese rule, reports and Western rights groups say, in a rare instance of a double self-immolation.

Members of 'Dalai Lama clique' detained

2013-02-08 12:50

Police have detained 70 Tibetans suspected of aiding or encouraging self-immolation protests in a restive area of western China's Qinghai province.

Tibetans in exile to pressure China

2013-01-30 10:03

The Tibetan government-in-exile in India has announced plans for a four-day campaign to bring global pressure on China in a bid to end a string of self-immolations the Himalayas.

Tibetan, 16, burns herself to death

2012-12-10 12:59

A 16-year-old Tibetan girl has died after setting herself on fire, says Chinese state media, in an area that has become a flashpoint for protests against Beijing's rule.

Dalai Lama wants probe into Tibet deaths

2012-11-13 14:01

The Dalai Lama has said China needs to thoroughly investigate the causes of self-immolations by Tibetans and has blamed "narrow-minded" officials for seeing Buddhist culture as a threat.

US envoy urges China on Tibet

2012-10-30 08:47

The US ambassador to China has urged Beijing to re-examine policies toward Tibetans as he acknowledged that he had visited monasteries during a spate of self-immolation protests.

Tibetan burns himself to death

2012-10-21 09:03

A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire near a Buddhist monastery in northwest China in the latest self-immolation protest against Beijing's hardline rule.

Cops detain Tibetan protesters in India

2012-09-04 20:25

Indian police have detained eight Tibetan protesters who have been demonstrating against the visit of China's defence minister near the prime minister's residence.

Two Tibetans set themselves alight in China

2012-06-21 09:00

Two young Tibetans in a remote area of northwest China set themselves alight, state media and a rights group said Thursday, in the latest such protest against Chinese rule.

Lhasa sees 1st anti-China self-immolations

2012-05-28 11:59

Two Tibetan men have set themselves on fire in Lhasa, the first in a series of self-immolation protests against Chinese rule over Tibet to take place in the capital, say reports.

No change in Tibet stand: Dalai Lama

2012-04-26 11:01

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, says he will not alter his non-violent quest for greater Tibetan autonomy, even with Beijing blaming him for inciting a wave of unrest.

Tibetan dies in latest self-immolation

2012-03-29 12:09

A Tibetan monk has died in the latest self-immolation protest against the Chinese government in the south-western province of Sichuan, an advocacy group and news report say.

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