Self-immolation suicides continue in Tibetan Autonomous Region China

Self-immolation suicides continue in Tibetan Autonomous Region China

WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Gansu Province, Tibetan Autonomous Region, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: Another human casualty in the movement for religious rights in China’s Tibetan Autonomous region of Gansu province has occurred as a 43-year-old respected Tibetan monk from the Ashok Monastery named Tsultrim Gyatso committed suicide by catching himself on fire […]

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 […]

When Tibetan activists, artists & musicians use the word ‘freedom’

When Tibetan activists, artists & musicians use the word ‘freedom’

Ivan Broadhead – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Dharamsala, INDIA, SOUTH ASIA: In Chinese-ruled Tibet, activists have used various means to protest policies that human rights groups say subjugate, and even destroy the Tibetan identity. Self-immolations are the latest method used by protesters to draw the world’s attention to their plight, but activists are also embracing other kinds […]

China policy on Tibetan freedom of religion may face change as self-immolations continue

China policy on Tibetan freedom of religion may face change as self-immolations continue

Carla Friedman – WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Gannan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA: A Tibetan woman has died after drinking acid and performing self-immolation in the Tibetan region of the western Chinese province of Gansu after she was accused of embezzlement at the bank where she worked, a source close to the […]