Tibetan Self Immolations http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20350/all en GRAPHIC video: Tibetan self-immolations http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5682167 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>11 monks and nuns have set themselves on fire this year. Are their protests effective?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Solana Pyne </div> </div> </div> <p> Experts say the protest movement out of Tibet is likely to continue growing unless China changes its hard-line policies.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1920" height="1080" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nyc_suicide_burningstill2.png?1334330405" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:11:22 06:17</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("4cd1c79a9b231", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> China On Location Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations Asia-Pacific World Religion China Tue, 22 Nov 2011 11:17:00 +0000 Solana Pyne 5682167 at http://www.globalpost.com Photos show China punishing Tibetan monks: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111202/photos-china-punishing-tibetan-monks-sichuan-crackdown <p> The photos, reportedly taken in Tibetan areas of China&#39;s Sichuan province, show monks with placards around their necks that detail their crimes, such as &quot;splitting the nation.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/111202/photos-china-punishing-tibetan-monks-sichuan-crackdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China military Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations World Religion China Fri, 02 Dec 2011 21:48:00 +0000 News Desk 5683178 at http://www.globalpost.com Another Tibetan monk dies after self-immolation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-rice-bowl/tibetan-monk-self-immolation-dalai-lama <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Of the 12 self-immolations this year in protest of China, this is the first in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. Is the phenomenon spreading? </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Lodish </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Tenzin Phuntsog, a 46-year-old Tibetan and former monk, is reported to have died Dec. 6 from burns he suffered while self-immolating on Dec. 1, according to rights groups.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-16111709">BBC reports</a> that he died in Chamdo (called Chengdu in Chinese) hospital, located in the Tibetan Autonomous Region.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/111028/tibet-china-buddhist-monks-self-immolations-kirti-monastery">Tibet is burning</a></strong></p> <p> Tenzin Phuntsog is the 12th monk or nun to have self-immolated this year in protest of China&#39;s grip on Tibet. Seven of the 12 have died.</p> <p> He is the first, however, to have self-immolated in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Is the phenomenon spreading?</p> <p> The majority of the 12 have self-immolated in or near Kirti monastery in neighboring Sichuan province, home to many ethnic Tibetans.</p> <p> The story of these Tibetan Buddhists and the apparent psychological rupture that has occurred in their community, prompting a spate of self-immolations has just been named the <a href="http://www.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,2101344_2100858_2100859,00.html">year&#39;s most under-reported story</a> by Time magazine.</p> <p> <strong>Video: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/video/5682881/graphic-video-tibetan-exiles-say-protests-may-turn-violent">Outcry over Tibetan self-immolations (GRAPHIC)</a></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-rice-bowl/tibetan-monk-self-immolation-dalai-lama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buddhism Dalai Lama Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations Diplomacy World Religion China The Rice Bowl Fri, 09 Dec 2011 21:33:49 +0000 Emily Lodish 5683868 at http://www.globalpost.com Body of self-immolated Tibetan monk 'publicly paraded' in China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120109/tibet-monk-sopa-self-immolation-body-paraded <p> According to witnesses, angry Tibetans demanded that police return the monk&#39;s charred remains, which they then carried through the streets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120109/tibet-monk-sopa-self-immolation-body-paraded" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Buddhism Protests Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations China Mon, 09 Jan 2012 11:42:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5686446 at http://www.globalpost.com Tibetan self-immolates, sparking clashes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120114/tibetan-self-immolates-sparking-clashes <p> There have&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120114/tibetan-self-immolates-sparking-clashes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tibetan Self Immolations China Sat, 14 Jan 2012 17:59:00 +0000 News Desk 5687416 at http://www.globalpost.com Tibetan man self-immolates in Delhi to protest Chinese president's India visit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120326/tibetan-monk-self-immolates-jampa-yeshi-delhi-india-video A Tibetan man set himself on fire today in Delhi to protest Chinese President Hu Jintao's upcoming visit to India.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/india/120326/tibetan-monk-self-immolates-jampa-yeshi-delhi-india-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations China India Mon, 26 Mar 2012 10:08:00 +0000 News Desk 5697690 at http://www.globalpost.com Tibetan mother of 3 dies in self-immolation http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120531/tibetan-mother-dies-self-immolation-tibet-china The woman, said to be in her 30s, died after self-immolating outside a monestary in Aba county.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120531/tibetan-mother-dies-self-immolation-tibet-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tibet Tibetan Self Immolations World Religion China Thu, 31 May 2012 09:50:00 +0000 News Desk 5706295 at http://www.globalpost.com Another Tibetan self-immolation near Labrang monastery in Gansu, China http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/121024/another-tibetan-self-immolation-labrang-monastery-gansu-china Graphic photos show Dorje Rinchen running down a main street near the monastery, his body covered in flames. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/121024/another-tibetan-self-immolation-labrang-monastery-gansu-china" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tibetan Self Immolations World Religion China Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:00:14 +0000 News Desk 5723644 at http://www.globalpost.com