Tag Archives: Protest

  • China arrests two Tibetan singers in Driru

    Thinley Tsekar, 22, and Gonpo Tenzin, 25, were arrested in two separate incidents in late November, the latest targets of China's crackdown in Driru County, Tibet. ...

  • Nine imprisoned in Driru for “splittist activities”

    Nine Tibetans were charged with maintaining contacts with the "Dalai clique" and for "engaging in activities to split the nation," and sentenced to varying terms. ...

  • Self-immolation in Ngaba, number goes up to 123

    A Tibetan youth has set himself on fire in a town in northeastern Tibet on Tuesday to protest against the repressive Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • Tibetan cyclist ends world tour in McLeod Ganj

    Lone cyclist Rinpo Yak, touring the world to raise awareness about the suffering of Tibetans under Chinese rule, concluded his rally in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Thai protesters step up campaign to oust government

    Nearly 3,000 flag-waving anti-government protesters massed in front of Thailand's Interior Ministry on Tuesday, intensifying pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. ...

  • Bomb blast mars Nepal election as Maoist hardliners protest

    A crude bomb exploded early on election day in Nepal on Tuesday, injuring three children as voters turned out for a poll seen as crucial in stabilising the Himalayan country after a civil war. ...

  • Nine shot dead in East Turkistan police station attack

    Nine assailants wielding axes and knives were shot dead during an attack on a police station in China's restive East Turkistan (Ch: Xinjiang) region after they killed two police officers. ...

  • Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in Golok

    A Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in an act of protest in China, reports and campaign groups said on Tuesday, as top Communist Party leaders hold a key gathering. ...

  • Pema Dhondup’s “Arise” screened in McLeod Ganj

    Director Pema Dhondup's film Arise had its India premiere in McLeod Ganj on Wednesday night, bringing this year's Free Spirit Film Festival to a close. ...

  • China police fire on Tibetan protesters: rights groups

    Chinese police opened fire on a group of protesters in Tibet, injuring 60, rights organisations said Wednesday, in the latest flare-up over the authorities' tight control of the region. ...