Tag Archives: Protest

  • 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. ...

  • Hundreds gather in Delhi to support Tibet

    Over 1,000 Tibetans and Tibet supporters from many Asian countries gathered at New Delhi on Monday to express solidarity with the sufferings of Tibetans inside Tibet. ...

  • Tibetan monk sets himself on fire in Kathmandu

    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. ...

  • Strike over Gorkhaland disrupts normal life in Darjeeling

    Normal life was disrupted for the second day on Tuesday due to the 72-hour bandh called in the Darjeeling hills by Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to demand Gorkhaland. ...

  • 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. ...