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54th Tibetan Uprising Anniversary



Free Tibet signs litter Harvard Square, Cambridge, Mass., Photo by Evan Finn

Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 11:50 a.m. DST, 11 March 2013 TIBET – On March 10, 2013, Tibetans marked the 54th anniversary of the uprising against the People’s Republic of China in Tibet. Known as “Tibetan Uprising Day,” exiles from across Asia and Europe demonstrated to mark the failed uprising against Chinese rule. In […]

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Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates


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Tibetan Woman Praying Lhasa Barkhor

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 16:24 PM EDT, 16 February 2012 LOBSANG GYATSO, Tibet – A 19-year-old monk from the Kirti monastery set himself ablaze on the main street, according to the London-based International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). Security forces beat Gyatso while extinguishing the flames, then took him away, the group said in an […]

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