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Chinese Authorities Detain Hundreds of Tibetan Pilgrims

March 1, 2012

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BY: Anna Malinovskaya Since February 6th, Chinese authorities have detained hundreds of Tibetan pilgrims who returned from Bihar, India, where they attended religious teachings by Dalai Lama from December 31, 2011 to January 10, 2012. Usually Tibetans caught crossing Chinese border with no valid legal documents are detained up to 6 months and then sentenced […]

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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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