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A Tibetan writer says Chinese authorities have detained a highly regarded Tibetan monk and 16 of his supporters, as Beijing tightens its grip over the region. Tsering Woeser said Friday that rights lawyer Tang Tianhao confirmed the detention of Karma
Nepal (AP) A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal's capital Tuesday in what is believed to be the latest protest against Chinese rule over their homeland. The man set himself on fire near the Boudhanath shrine in the northeastern edge of
Two Tibetan teenagers died after they set fire to themselves in protest at Chinese rule, reports and Western rights groups said, in a rare instance of a double self-immolation in the restive region. The former primary school classmates were named as
Nepal A police official says a Tibetan man has set himself on fire in Nepal's capital in what is believed to be the latest self-immolation to protest Chinese rule in Tibet. Police official Keshav Adhikari says the man doused himself in gasoline in
As he grins serenely and his burgundy robes billow in the fresh Himalayan wind, it is not difficult to see why scientists declared Matthieu Ricard the happiest man they had ever tested. The monk, molecular geneticist and confidant of the Dalai Lama,
While replying to a starred question of BJP member Arun Kumar Sinha, Bihar Art and Culture Minister Sukhda Pandey said in the state Assembly that great litterateur Rahul Sanskritayayan had brought nearly 6,000 manuscripts to Patna in 1929 and had
All you had to do, said one attendee, Zhang Lifan, was look at the number of luxury cars and the low numbers on the plates...A small coterie of children of China's founding elites who favor deeper political and economic change had come to debate the
A provincial Communist Party chief warned Tibetan monks and residents to oppose separatism and obey the law as he visited a monastery and restive communities that have been at the center of many recent self-immolation protests, a local newspaper said
An 18-year-old Tibetan citizen became the 23rd person since 2009 to commit suicide in protest against Chinese authorities, a rights group said. The International Campaign for Tibet, in Washington, says the 18-year-old shouted "Freedom for Tibet"
Tibetan Buddhist monk set himself on fire to protest Chinese rule, becoming at least the 21st to do so in the past year, and more than 1,000 people were trying to prevent police from taking his body, an overseas Tibet support group reported Monday.