Category Archives: News

  • Dalai Lama’s visit generates $95,000 for local charities

    The Dalai Lama's visit to Charlottesville this year generated about $95,000 for local charities, organisers announced Wednesday. The 11 October event generated almost $380,000 in revenue. ...

  • Thousands in NY protest China’s rule of Tibet, urge UN action

    Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside the United Nations on Monday calling for an end to Chinese rule in Tibet, where dozens of Tibetans have set themselves on fire in recent weeks. ...

  • Tibet rights violation raised in Indian parliament

    On the occasion of International Human Rights Day, BJP today raised in the Lok Sabha the issue of rights violations in Tibet, while CPI(M) alleged that similar problem exists in Jammu and Kashmir. ...

  • China police detain two Tibetans for inciting self-immolations

    Police have detained a Tibetan monk and his nephew in southwestern China for inciting eight people to set themselves on fire in anti-Chinese protests, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday. ...

  • Tibetan, 16, burns herself to death in China: Xinhua

    A 16-year-old Tibetan girl has died after setting herself on fire, Chinese state media said Monday, in an area that has become a flashpoint for protests against Beijing's rule. ...

  • Second self-immolation death on Saturday in Amdo

    A second death on Saturday from self-immolation protest has occurred in Amdo, according to the website of the Central Tibetan Administration. The number of people setting themselves on fire reached 94. ...

  • Monk dies after self-immolation in Ngaba

    A monk in Ngaba on Saturday set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet, according to exile Tibetan sources. He was the 93rd Tibetan to carry out the fiery protest. ...

  • China holds largest airforce drills involving 100 fighters

    China has held one of its largest-ever airforce drill involving about 100 multi-types fighter planes, amid heightened tensions with Japan over territorial dispute in the East China Sea. ...

  • Nurse who took prank call about royal Kate found dead

    A nurse who answered a prank call at the London hospital that was treating Prince William's pregnant wife Kate for morning sickness has been found dead, the hospital said on Friday. ...

  • China slams US over Tibet self-immolation comments

    China on Friday angrily rejected US charges that its policies in Tibet were leading Tibetans to set themselves alight in protest and accused Washington of backing Tibetan independence. ...