Posts Tagged ‘Immolations’

Eastern Tibet under lockdown following self-immolation of three Tibetan herders

Filed under: Asia | Religion — by Will Kirkland 02/7/2012 @ 9:33:45 PM
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“The Serthar area of eastern Tibet remains under tight lockdown after three Tibetan herders, including a 60-year old man, set themselves on fire on Friday (February 3). This brings the … [Keep reading >>]

More Tibetan Immolations

Filed under: Asia — by Will Kirkland 01/15/2012 @ 11:34:13 AM
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The Hindustan Times, and other outlets are reporting another self immolation by Tibetans, protesting China’s heavy hand and the exile of the Dalai Lama.
Chinese security forces on Saturday fired into … [Keep reading >>]

More Self Immolations in Tibet

Filed under: Asia | Religion — by Will Kirkland 01/9/2012 @ 2:31:01 PM
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Three Tibetan monks in central China set themselves on fire this weekend, raising to 15 the number of suicides in the last year by Buddhist clergy members protesting aspects of … [Keep reading >>]

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