Tibetan blogger Tsering Woeser’s new book exposes human rights desperation through self-immolation

Tibetan blogger Tsering Woeser’s new book exposes human rights desperation through self-immolation

Lys Anzia – WNN Features (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: Tibetan historian, human rights advocate, author, poet and blogger Ms. Tsering Woeser has just released a comprehensive and important book on China covering the ongoing self-immolation protests, in what activists say is an continuing ‘Chinese policy against cultural freedom’. Woeser’s book, “Immolations […]

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

Tibetan woman journalist Tsering Woeser now lives under house arrest in Beijing, China

WNN Breaking (WNN) Beijing, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: A Tibetan woman blogger, author, poet, journalist and reporter, Tsering Woeser, who has continued to report on China’s crackdown on Tibetans and Tibetan resistance inside China, has been placed under house arrest by Chinese officials for a second time a few days ago on Thursday […]

100 self-immolation protest deaths as Chinese rule in Tibet region continues

100 self-immolation protest deaths as Chinese rule in Tibet region continues

WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Kathmandu, NEPAL, ASIA: A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal’s capital Wednesday, as separate reports emerged confirming the 100th self-immolation in the Tibetan area of China took place earlier this month. The incidents are part of a four-year protest campaign against Chinese rule in Tibet. Sources inside China told WNN […]

Kurdish Artists Bring Violence Against [Iraq] Women Into The Open

Kurdish Artists Bring Violence Against [Iraq] Women Into The Open

Abdel Khaleq Sultan and Abdul Hameed Zibari – Radio Free Europe Radio Liberty – Monday, 10 December 2012 (originally published 04 Dec) Despite an ongoing economic boom that has lured back many exiled Kurds, evidence suggests that the status of women in Iraq’s northern Kurdish autonomous region has not witnessed similar improvements. Reports of rape, […]

Buddhist mother’s self-immolation death sparks growing concern for Tibetans in China

Buddhist mother’s self-immolation death sparks growing concern for Tibetans in China

Lys Anzia – WNN Breaking (WNN) Kanlho region, EASTERN TIBET, CHINA: Under increasing incidences of self-immolation over the last year with what advocates have called a “a widening area of Tibet,” a 26 year old mother named Dolkar Kyi set herself on fire Tuesday outside the Tso city Monastery in Kanlho, Eastern Tibet in what advocates […]

One Tibetan woman’s tragic path to self-immolation

One Tibetan woman’s tragic path to self-immolation

Jason Burke – Guardian – Monday, 02 April 2012 (original published 26 Mar) Tsering Kyi had witnessed the erosion of her family’s way of life and the repression of her fellow students’ protests. This month she doused herself in five litres of petrol and set herself alight. As a young girl, Tsering Kyi’s favourite days […]