Friday, February 10, 2012

More Deaths and Anti-Chinese Protests in Tibet

A Tibetan woman outside a monastery in the Sichuan province of China. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters  http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012/feb/09/another-monk

By RICK GLADSTONE (NYT)
Chinese security forces shot and killed two Tibetans on Thursday who had been involved in antigovernment protests, the American broadcaster Radio Free Asia reported.

By IAN JOHNSON (NYT)
The latest report brings the total number of Tibetans who have taken their lives to protest Chinese rule since March 2009 to 20.  

Also see previous posts on Tibet:

Jan 28, 2012
By DAN LEVIN (NYT). Far from the eyes of Beijing technocrats, students learn to write Tibetan and get their first formal introduction to a history, culture and religion that many call embattled. Posted by William Andersen at 3:22 ...
Feb 06, 2012
Since March 2011, as many as 19 Tibetans have set fire to themselves in Tibet; 7 since 6 January 2012. There was a further self-immolation in 2009. http://standupfortibet.org/ ...
Oct 26, 2011
By RICK GLADSTONE (NYT). The group Free Tibet said the self-immolation happened outside a monastery in Garze, and that the monk's identity, condition and whereabouts were not known. For more on Tibet in this blog see ...
Apr 25, 2011
I don't think you will receive this letter. I know that you're being watched, monitored and controlled 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. But deep down I have this stubborn hope that maybe you will hear us. Maybe you'll see us ...

Sep 26, 2011
Lobsang Kalsang and Lobsang Konchok of Kirti Monastery are the 3rd and 4th monks to have self-immolated in the last six months, an act that Tibet had never seen before 2009. The two young monks, both aged 18, called for ...
Jan 24, 2012
Police officers opened fire on Tibetan protesters in western China on Monday in the largest violent confrontation in ethnic Tibetan areas of China since 2008. HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR??? Posted by William Andersen at ...
Dec 03, 2011
A former Tibetan monk set fire to himself on Thursday as an anti-China political protest in Tibet's Chamdo township. Posted by William Andersen at 6:12 PM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare to Facebook ...
Nov 21, 2011
The image is taken from a video released by protest group Students for a Free Tibet, who smuggled it out of southwest China following the incident. Posted by William Andersen at 7:51 PM · Email ThisBlogThis!Share to ...

Nov 04, 2011
Tibetans-in-exile hold placards showing the monks who had set themselves on fire to protest against the Chinese rule in Tibet during a protest march in Dharamshala. (AFP Photo/Lobsang Wangyal) ...
Nov 12, 2011
High Peaks Pure Earth, 100 Thousand Poets for Change, Split This Rock, members of the Tibetan community, and human rights/freedom of speech supporters... Posted by William Andersen at 9:09 PM · Email ThisBlogThis!
Apr 17, 2011
The current situation prevailing at Kirti Monastery in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet is extremely grim because of the stand-off between the Chinese military forces and the local Tibetans... Posted by William Andersen at 12:19 AM ...
Aug 02, 2011
Lecture: Palace Tantra: Emperor Qianlong's Fascination with Tibetan Buddhism. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011, 6:15 PM. Lubar Auditorium of the Milwaukee Art Museum. Free with Museum admission (first Thursdays of the ...

Mar 26, 2009
Although many of the students had very little knowledge of Tibet or the heavy-handed censorship of Tibetan culture and religion in China, they were very interested in censorship, especially of the internet. The Kuwaiti ...
Jun 04, 2011
-Tibet Post International. Hong Kong Residents to Hold Vigil Marking Tiananmen...‎ - Bloomberg. Tiananmen Square Anniversary: 22 Years Later - Huffington Post. Tiananmen legacy: Crush any hint of dissent‎ - Vancouver ...

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