Intercontinental news articles

12/03/2012

An 18-year-old has become the latest Tibetan to self-immolate and die in Tibet. Gepey, a monk from Kirti Monastery, set himself on fire on Saturday (10 March), at around 5pm (local time) in Ngaba Town, Ngaba County, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (1).

09/03/2012

The repercussions for Tibetans who protest against the Chinese state are becoming increasingly severe, including:

• Use of lethal force against Tibetan protesters

19/03/2012

According to sources in Tibet, three Tibetans were shot – one of them killed - by Chinese security forces in Tagkhar Township, Pema County, Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (1) between 2 – 3pm on 6 March 2012.

08/03/2012

The wave of protest sweeping across Tibet reached Rebkong County National Middle School, Rongwo Town, Rebkong County, in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture of Malho (1), Qinghai last weekend.

 

07/03/2012

In response to China’s allegations today that self-immolations in Tibet are “orchestrated and supported” (1), Free Tibet Director Stephanie Brigden said:

“There is no evidence to support China’s claims that self-immolations in Tibet are ‘orchestrated and supported’.

05/03/2012

Tsering Kyi, a 20-year-old student (1), set herself on fire late in the afternoon on Saturday 3 March 2012 at a vegetable market in Nyima Town, Machu County, Ganlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (2).

05/03/2012

Dorjee, aged 18, set fire to himself at approximately 6.30pm local time today near Chara Township, Ngaba County, Eastern Tibet (1) approximately 70 kilometres from Ngaba where many of the last year’s self-immolations have taken place (2).

04/03/2012

Rinchen, a mother of four (1), set fire to herself (2) today at approximately 06:30 local time in Ngaba Town, Ngaba County, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (3). Rinchen died at the scene.

19/02/2012

Another teenager has self-immolated, and reportedly died, in Tibet.

17/02/2012

According to a source from Tibet, two brothers - Yeshi Rigsel and Yeshi Samdup (1) - were shot dead by security forces in Drango (Draggo) County (2) on 9 February 2012.

17/02/2012

A monk set fire to himself (1) at approximately 6am local time today in the grounds of Bongthak Ewam Tare Shedrup Dhargey Ling Monastery (2), Sengge Township, Themchen County, Tsonub Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (3).

11/02/2012

Tenzin Choezin, an 18-year-old nun from Dechen Chokorling Nunnery (also known as Mamae Nunnery), Ngaba Town, Ngaba County, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Eastern Tibet (1) set fire to herself today at approximately 6 pm local time (2). She is believed to have survived.

09/02/2012

A monk in his 30s set fire to himself on the main road of La Township, Tridu County, Jyekundo Autonomous Prefecture (Ch: Chenduo County, Yushu Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai) yesterday, 8 February, between 1 and 2pm local time (1).

08/02/2012

A global vigil called by Tibetan Kalon Tripa (1) Dr Lobsang Sangay in response to recent violence in Tibet

08/02/2012

At approximately 6 pm today (local time), an unidentified person set themselves on fire in Ngaba town, Ngaba County, Eastern Tibet (Ch: Aba, Aba Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan) (2) according to local secondary sources.

06/02/2012

Free Tibet has received images from the funeral of Yonten, a Tibetan shot dead by Chinese forces in January.

The images show:

    Yonten’s body lying below an image of His Holiness the Dalai Lama with monks in the background [1]

27/01/2012

27 January 2012

Tibetan residents describe Lhasa as being very tense, with increased numbers of security personnel deployed across the city and homes being searched.

One Lhasa resident spoke about Lhasa’s Barkor Street, which surrounds Jokhang Temple:

27/01/2012

A Tibetan man, Urgen, aged between 18 and 21, was shot dead when Chinese state security forces opened fire on Tibetans in Barma Township, Dzamthang County, Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (Chinese: Zhongrangtang Township, Rangtang County, Aba Autonomous Prefecture) yesterday, Thursday 26 Janu

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