# tibet - Today’s News
# tibet - Monday 2 May, 2016
Alex Lowe was regarded as the greatest climber of his generation when he died in 1999, alongside cinematographer David Bridges.
# tibet - Monday 1 February, 2016
Akong Tulku Rinpoche was found dead with multiple stab wounds at his home in 2013.
# tibet - Wednesday 23 September, 2015
Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.
# tibet - Sunday 31 August, 2014
The best way to climb Everest is to do it fast,” says Adrian Ballinger.
# tibet - Friday 21 February, 2014
The meeting was only announced late last night and is being held behind closed doors.
# tibet - Saturday 11 January, 2014
Most of the houses were made of wood so the fire spread easily.
# tibet - Saturday 30 March, 2013
Rescuers have not been able to find any survivors so far following a giant landslide in
Tibet, which buried 83 mine workers under two million cubic metres of earth. # tibet - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The march and vigil are part of a global day of protest for
Tibet on 10 December in Dublin. # tibet - Tuesday 27 November, 2012
More than 20 people in
Tibet have set themselves on fire this month in protest at China’s rule. # tibet - Thursday 21 June, 2012
But is it a case of ‘three’s a crowd’ when it comes to Camilla?
# tibet - Tuesday 22 May, 2012
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Five countries, three deserts and one mountain range will be crossed by the fundraising duo by the time they reach the east coast of China.
# tibet - Monday 14 May, 2012
The Dalai Lama says China tried to kill him by planting poison in the hair of women who then asked him to touch their heads.
# tibet - Monday 26 March, 2012
Demonstrators took to the streets of Delhi to protest an upcoming visit by the Chinese president.
# tibet - Friday 23 March, 2012
It has been billed by the Government as a trade mission but should human rights issues be ignored?
# tibet - Tuesday 13 March, 2012
The 18-year-old set himself alight during Saturday’s anniversary of the 1959
Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule. # tibet - Saturday 10 March, 2012
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Protests also took place in Edinburgh, Paris, Madrid, Brisbane and other cities across the globe.
# tibet - Wednesday 7 March, 2012
Tibetans have set themselves on fire since Saturday in protest at China’s rule over their region. # tibet - Sunday 12 February, 2012
Activists say that a dozen
Tibetan monks and nuns have died over the past year after setting themselves on fire in protest. # tibet - Sunday 5 February, 2012
One man has reportedly died while two others were seriously injured in the self-immolation.
# tibet - Sunday 22 January, 2012
In tonight’s Fix: State assets, assassinations, apologies, and a glamour model turns to economics…
In the past year, sixteen former
Tibetan monks or nuns have died by suicide after setting themselves on fire. But why? # tibet - Sunday 8 January, 2012
One man has died and another has been hospitalised after setting themselves alight in protest against Chinese control over
Tibetan life and culture. # tibet - Tuesday 22 November, 2011
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Tibetan rights groups say the footage shows the death of Palden Choetso, who set herself on fire earlier this month. # tibet - Sunday 16 October, 2011
The 19 year old reportedly called out “
Tibet needs freedom” as he set himself alight. # tibet - Monday 26 September, 2011
China’s official news agency reports that the two men suffered slight burns and are in stable condition.
# tibet - Tuesday 20 September, 2011
Officials fear that the death toll will rise as landslides and communications difficulties prevent rescue workers from reaching potential survivors.
# tibet - Wednesday 31 August, 2011
Three men have been convicted of intentional homicide and sentenced to between ten and 13 years in prison.
# tibet - Monday 15 August, 2011
Today’s incident is the second reported self-immolation protest by a monk in
Tibet this year. # tibet - Monday 8 August, 2011
The new head of the
Tibetan government-in-exile has been sworn in, relieving the Dalai Lama of his political role. # tibet - Sunday 17 July, 2011
It was an informal affair at a meeting of
Tibet’s spiritual leader and the US president. # tibet - Saturday 16 July, 2011
China calls on the US to withdraw the Dalai Lama’s invitation to the White House, but the meeting will go ahead.
# tibet - Friday 8 July, 2011
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# tibet - Tuesday 31 May, 2011
The 73-year-old has ceded his political and administrative powers over the exiled
Tibetan community to the newly elected Prime Minister but will stay on as the Tibetan spiritual leader. # tibet - Wednesday 27 April, 2011
# tibet - Wednesday 13 April, 2011
In today’s Fix: the Dalai Lama visits Kildare; EU imposes multi-million euro fine on price-fixing cartel; and Rio Ferdinand starts an odd Twitter campaign.
The spiritual leader of
Tibet has begun his first visit to Ireland in 20 years – read this to avoid embarrassment if you happen to bump into him. # tibet - Thursday 10 March, 2011
Tibetan spiritual leader talks about stepping down we select some of his best quotes.
The country’s spiritual leader denies that he feels disheartened by the continuing undermining of his influence by China.
# tibet - Tuesday 15 February, 2011
Jigme Norbu was struck by a car while taking part in the march to mark the 50th anniversary of the failed
Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule. # tibet - Friday 22 October, 2010
Tibetan leader has announced plans to visit next April.