Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012, 12:42
Lobsang Gyatso, a 19-year-old monk from the Kirti monastery in Sichuan province`s Aba prefecture, set himself ablaze on Aba`s main street.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 04, 2011, 10:02
A Tibetan activist group says another
monk has set himself on fire to protest against China`s tight grip over Buddhist practices.
Last Updated: Monday, May 23, 2011, 13:45
The monks from Kirti monastery were taken into custody on April 21 on trucks.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2011, 13:00
Tibetans accuse the Chinese government of trying to dilute their culture.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 11:15
Kirti monastery has seen recurring unrest against China rule for last 3 yrs.
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