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China Finds Tibetans Guilty of Inciting Self-Immolations

Feb 06, 2013

The Wall Street Journal (January 31, 2013, 10:34 a.m. ET) BY JOSH CHIN AND SAURABH CHATURVEDI Source BEIJING—Eight Tibetans were found guilty of inciting others to set fire to themselves to protest Chinese rule by two separate courts Thursday, state media said. The sentences come as Chinese authorities pursue a hard-line approach to quell unrest […]

Lonelier, in exile

Feb 06, 2013

The Economist (Jan 31st 2013, 13:00) By A.R. | DELHI Source LOBSANG SANGAY, the elected political leader of Tibet’s exiled administration, is an optimist. On January 30th he addressed some 4,000 Tibetans, including MPs, who had gathered in a sports hall in Delhi as a part of four days’ of protest, prayers and debate. Mr […]

The New York Times Op-Ed: Tibet Is Burning

Dec 12, 2012

New York Times Op-Ed Contributor (December 12, 2012) By XU ZHIYONG Source Beijing AROUND noon on Feb. 19, an 18-year-old named Nangdrol set himself on fire near the Zamthang Monastery in the northeast Tibetan town of Barma. In a note left behind, he wrote, “I am going to set myself on fire for the benefit […]

National Geographic News: Man on Fire

Nov 30, 2012

National Geographic News (November 30, 2012) by Jeffrey Bartholet Source One man’s story of protest. In the past two years, more than 80 Tibetans have self-immolated in protest against Chinese policies in their homeland. One of them was a 27-year-old man named Jamphel Yeshi, who set himself aflame on March 26. This is his story. […]

TIME Magazine- World: As Tibetans Burn Themselves to Protest Chinese Rule, Communists in Beijing Stress Happiness in Tibet

Nov 10, 2012

TIME Magazine-World (November 10, 2012) By Hannah Beech Source On Nov. 9, thousands of Tibetans students gathered in the historic monastery town of Rebkong to protest Chinese rule over the restive Tibetan plateau, where nearly 70 Tibetans have lighted themselves on fire since March 2011 in gruesome displays of desperation. Two days before, five Tibetans […]