A Tibetan buddhist nun is 120th death by self-immolation as protests continue

A Tibetan buddhist nun is 120th death by self-immolation as protests continue

WNN Breaking (WNN) Dharamshala, INDIA, SOUTH ASIA: As public memorial and a secret Chinese government cremation followed the death of Tibetan nun Wangchen Dolma in the Tawu region of Kam in the eastern TAR – Tibetan Autonomous Region of China, Tibetans who are part of the Tibetan diaspora are showing concern. The CTA – Central […]

China weighs green energy odds with air pollution clean up

China weighs green energy odds with air pollution clean up

WNN Earth Watch (WNN) Beijing, REPUBLIC OF CHINA, EASTERN ASIA: Vowing to de-escalate the use of coal as a primary source of energy for the China’s capital city in Beijing, serious discussions surrounding the slowing down of pollution in the city has begun in earnest to combat the negative effects of coal dust on the […]

Dalai Lama continues to say women ‘hold up the world’

Dalai Lama continues to say women ‘hold up the world’

Lys Anzia – WNN Religion & Belief (WNN) Dharamsala, INDIA, SOUTH ASIA: Standing on top of centuries of history within Tibetan Buddhism the Nobel Peace Laureate known privately as Tenzin Gyatso, and publicly as a monk called His Holiness The Dalai Lama, has once again voiced his controversial wishes that the next choice for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

CHINA: Woman faces imminent death penalty in domestic violence case

CHINA: Woman faces imminent death penalty in domestic violence case

WNN Breaking (WNN) Beijing, CHINA: A Chinese woman who beat her husband to death with a gun after suffering months of domestic violence should not be executed, Amnesty International urged on Wednesday. Li Yan, 41, from Sichuan province in South West China could be executed any day between now and the Chinese New Year in […]