Former Tibetan monk sets self on fire for justice, cultural & religious freedom

Former Tibetan monk sets self on fire for justice, cultural & religious freedom

WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Eastern Tibetan Autonomous Region, CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: In the ongoing crisis in the denial of religious and cultural freedom for those living in the Autonomous Region of Tibet in China, 25-year-old Lobsang Dorjee set himself on fire around 6:30 pm local time one week ago on Thursday February 13 , […]

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 […]

Another victim of self-immolation marks suffering for Tibetans in China

Another victim of self-immolation marks suffering for Tibetans in China

WNN Breaking (WNN) Lhasa, PEOPLE”S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: In a continuing series of self-immolations highlighting the continuing plight for indigenous Tibetans living inside the region of China, a young 20-year-old Buddhist monk name Tsering Gyal has miraculously survived, but reports on-the-ground say he is in serious condition, following a suicide attempt after catching […]

Tibetan anti-mining protesters face violence under China & foreign corporate interests

Tibetan anti-mining protesters face violence under China & foreign corporate interests

WNN Breaking (WNN) Jiegu, Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Southern Qinghai Province, CHINA. WESTERN ASIA: As peaceful non-violent protests working in efforts to stop the actions of mining in China’s Tibetan Autonomous Region, human rights organization Free Tibet has released news that local Tibetan protesters trying to stop the mining have faced increased intimidation, violence and […]

CHINA: Tibetan celebrants face military violence on Dalai Lama’s birthday

CHINA: Tibetan celebrants face military violence on Dalai Lama’s birthday

WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Kandze Prefecture, Kham, Tawu County (Sichuan), PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, NORTH-EASTERN ASIA: A Tibetan monk was shot in the head and at least six other people were badly injured when witnesses from inside the region reported that Chinese security forces opened fire on Tibetans who had been offering prayers to […]

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 […]