On the 55th anniversary of Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation, Edward Tick shares what he has learned from his pilgrimages to the site of the famous protest.
A South Korean Buddhist monk set fire to himself in Seoul on Saturday, in protest of a deal forged by President Park Geun-hye.
The phenomenon of Tibetans—mostly monks and nuns, but also some citizens—immolating in protest of Chinese occupation has been going on since 2008. In that time, some 150 immolations have taken place. And while they may seem to have slowed down for the moment—there have been times when we’ve seen two or three incidents in a […]
A man in the Tawu county of Tibet has died after setting himself on fire on Wednesday, May 20.
Reports say that a Tibetan man died after self-immolating in China’s Sichuan province on Thursday.
Two reports of self-immolations have emerged from Tibet.
Sources including Tibet Post International and Voice of America are reporting a new Tibetan death caused by self-immolation in protest of Chinese rule.
International Campaign for Tibet has delivered a petition with 20,449 signatures to Mark Zuckerberg affirming the right of Tibetan voices to be heard.
Tibet Post is reporting today that a 38-year-old monk “died Tuesday after setting himself on fire.”
The Central Tibetan Administration, based in Northern India, has reported that a twenty-year-old woman named Tsephel died this morning after committing self-immolation.