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Two Monks Set Themselves On Fire in Protest to China’s Restrictions on Freedom of Religion

September 27, 2011

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TIBET.— On Monday, 18 year-old monks, Lobsang Kalsang and Lobsang Konchok, from the Kirti monastery in Sichuan province’s Aba prefectuture set themselves on fire in protest to China’s tight control on Buddhist practices. The Free Tibet campaign said in a statement that the monks called for religious freedom shouting, “We need freedom of religion! Long […]

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Chinese Artist and Activist Ai Wei Wei Released From Detention

June 24, 2011

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CHINA.– The Chinese artist and activist, Ai Wei Wei,was released from custody after spending three months in prison. Ai Wei Wei spent nearly 80 days of detention in an unknown location with no formal charges brought against him, he has now been released on bail, having confessed to tax evasion and destroying documents. Ai Wei […]

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