Tag Archives: Protest

  • Tibetan dies after self-immolation, reports say

    A Tibetan monk died after setting himself on fire in southwest China, reports said, in the first such protest for more than a month. Kunchok Sonam, 18, carried out the protest on Saturday outside a monastery in Ngaba. ...

  • China sentences Tibetan monk to 10 years in prison

    Tibetan monk Tsultrim Kalsang has been sentenced to 10 years in prison in Tibet, charged with "intentional homicide" by Chinese authorities. ...

  • Egypt protesters erupt in joy as army ousts Morsi

    In their tens of thousands, they cheered, ignited firecrackers and honked horns as soon as the army announced President Mohamed Morsi's rule was over, ending Egypt's worst crisis since its 2011 revolt. ...

  • Tibetan nun dies in self-immolation attempt

    A Tibetan nun who last week set fire to herself in protest at Chinese rule has died, a US-based broadcaster and rights group said. The woman set herself ablaze on 11 June near Nyitso monastery. ...

  • Pressure on Russia over Syria as G8 summit opens

    World leaders head to the G8 summit in Northern Ireland looking to put pressure on Russia to back away from its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad amid growing Western efforts to arm the rebels. ...

  • Protests target Obama-Xi talks in California desert

    A few hundred protesters gathered on Friday outside the desert oasis where President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were to hold talks. ...

  • Turkey protests continue despite leader’s apology

    Protesters clashed with police across Turkey overnight despite an apology for police violence from the deputy prime minister designed to halt an unprecedented wave of protest against Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. ...

  • Huge protests in Hong Kong on Tiananmen anniversary

    More than 100,000 protesters have flocked to Hong Kong's Victoria Park to mark the 24th anniversary of China's deadly Tiananmen Square crackdown. ...

  • Switzerland’s Tibetans protest amid China premier’s visit

    Tibetan exiles today urged Swiss authorities to take China to task for its human rights record, amid a landmark visit by Premier Li Keqiang focused squarely on a trade deal. ...

  • Chinese PM arrives in Switzerland for talks

    New Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has arrived in Switzerland, his first European destination on a multi-country tour. The two nations recently agreed on a free trade pact. ...