Dharamshala — Chinese authorities in Karze County of eastern Tibet reportedly detained at-least five people over two separate self-immolation protests against China's heavy-handed controls on people of Tibet.

Dharamshala — A Tibetan man reportedly died after setting himself on fire last week in traditional Province of Tibet to protest Chinese rule, according to a Tibet sources. This was the second known act of self-immolation in a Tibetan County since March.

Dharamshala — A senior Tibetan Buddhist monk, who was also chant master of Tsennyi Monastery in Amchok township, north-eastern Tibet, was released after completing nine-year prison sentence, for allegedly involving in widespread peaceful protests in 2008.

Dharamshala – A young Tibetan monk who set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule, while calling for freedom in Tibet and His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet, was released from prison last month with one of his legs amputated.

Dharamshala — American freedom watchdog, Human Rights Watch released a statement on March 29th urging Chinese authorities to halt the expulsion and political re-education of monks and nuns from a major Tibetan religious institution. According to information from an abbot of the institution, Chinese officials announced days ago that 3,225 homes at Larung Gar, the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institution, would be torn down by April 30.

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