Tibetan people

Six self-immolation bids in Tibet; China backs Panchen Lama

Six Tibetans set themselves alight in Aba county in Sichuan province, where many self-immolations have taken place in recent months, overseas Tibetan groups said.

Nov 08, 2012, 14:30 PM IST

Tibetans ask China to discuss self-immolation

As five more people immolated themselves in Tibet, the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile asked China to discuss the spate of self-immolation protests.

Nov 08, 2012, 13:23 PM IST

Tibetans want India to give them right to vote

In a bid to strengthen their fight for Tibet, Tibetans living in exile in India have demanded the right to vote and also contest polls.

Sep 28, 2012, 10:38 AM IST

Act meaningfully against China policies: Tibet to US

A member of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile said the Tibetans are struggling for international attention against Chinese oppression.

Sep 01, 2012, 12:59 PM IST

`Tibetan freedom movement will succeed`

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-Exile Lobsang Sangay expressed hope that Dalai Lama will return to Lhasa during his lifetime.

Aug 20, 2012, 00:13 AM IST

Two Tibetans set themselves on fire in China

Two Tibetans set themselves afire in the Yushu Tibetan region in northwest China and one of them died later.

Jun 21, 2012, 15:20 PM IST

China detains hundreds of Tibetans: Report

China has branded the self-immolators "terrorists" and criminals and has blamed exiled Tibetans and the Dalai Lama for inciting them.

May 31, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

Two more Tibetans self-immolate in China

Thirty-two people have set themselves on fire in Tibetan areas over the past year to draw attention to China’s restrictions on Buddhism.

Apr 20, 2012, 10:42 AM IST

Two Tibetans latest to burn themselves

The conditions of the two monks were not known after the simultaneous immolations on Friday in Maerkang, Free Tibet said.

Mar 31, 2012, 16:19 PM IST

Tibetans deserve freedom: Sangay

The Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has passed a resolution that highlights the grim situation within Tibet.

Mar 24, 2012, 13:37 PM IST

China: Stiff sentences to Tibetan agitators

So far nearly 30 Tibetans, mostly monks, have attempted self immolations in Sichuan and other areas.

Mar 22, 2012, 11:10 AM IST

Australia seeks to investigate Tibetan suicides

Close to 30 Tibetans have set themselves ablaze during the past 12 months to protest against Chinese rule.

Mar 19, 2012, 16:08 PM IST

Detained Tibetans stage hunger strike in Nepal

Nepal is home to 20,000 Tibetans who have been living there since fleeing with the Dalai Lama in 1959.

Feb 27, 2012, 16:03 PM IST

`Teenage Tibetan monk self-immolates, dies`

Nangdrol self-immolated in Sichuan province after shouting slogans in favour of Tibetan independence and the Dalai Lama.

Feb 20, 2012, 09:05 AM IST

Tibetan writer detained in China crackdown: Report

Tibetans and Chinese authorities have been caught in a cycle of protest and repression over the past year.

Feb 19, 2012, 11:21 AM IST

Another Tibetan monk self-immolates in China

Tamchoe Sangpo set himself alight after he unsuccessfully tried to persuade Chinese forces to leave his monastery.

Feb 18, 2012, 10:17 AM IST

`China detaining Tibetans returning from India`

HRW believed it was the first time since the late 1970s authorities had detained Tibetan laypeople in such large numbers.

Feb 17, 2012, 11:58 AM IST

China taps law enforcer to run uneasy Tibetan area

Liu Zuoming was appointed as Communist Party secretary of Sichuan province`s Aba region over the weekend.

Feb 15, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

Tibetan nun sets herself on fire in west China

More than a dozen monks, nuns and ordinary Tibetans have set themselves on fire over the past year.

Feb 12, 2012, 09:18 AM IST

China preparing for war in Tibet: Report

Officials in the Tibet Autonomous Region have been ordered to ready themselves for a war against secessionist sabotage.

Feb 10, 2012, 15:33 PM IST