Over the past ten years, Tibetans have resorted to the unfathomable means of protest by burning oneself against the Chinese occupation of Tibet. However, these protests have now waned after their spiritual leaders headed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama spoke against it but the Tibetans’ long wait for His Holiness remains strong and steady.Read more
The latest Tibetan who set himself to fire on Saturday in protest against the Chinese calling for Freedom in Tibet succumbed to the burns and passed away on Sunday according to the sources. In addition to this tragic result, the father of the young man is also said to have detained by the Chinese authorities claiming that a huge money has been spent for treating his son.Read more
A Tibetan monk has burnt self to death in Tibet to protest against the Chinese invasion of Tibet two days ago according to the report in Tibet Times. The Tibetan monk named Tenga has resorted to the extreme step of self immolation to protest against China’s forced invasion of Tibet on Sunday, i.e., November 26 this year.Read more
Tibetan self immolator from Varanasi dies of burn injury days after tremendous effort in saving him from the initial 70% burn injury. Tenzin Choeying, resorted to self immolation to draw the attention of the world towards the Tibet issue on July 14 at his university campus in Varanasi, India and today he breathed his last at the Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi.Read more
A Tibetan student burns self on fire at the Central University Of Tibetan Studies, Varanasi today. According to reports, the incident is reported to have taken place after 9 am in the morning today. The young student is said to have shouted out slogans for Tibetan independence.Read more
The divide between the Chinese and Tibetans run very deep and it extends to neutral territories as well. It was on prominent display when some unidentified persons sabotaged a peaceful protest against Chinese oppression in Tibet.
The Tibet Initiative at Cornell University had organized a protest by putting sign boards depicting self-immolations in Tibet. There have been more than 140 self immolations in Tibet since 2008. It has witnessed a surge in the recent months.