Labrang Monastery

Tibetan Man Dies in Third Self-Immolation in Four Days

Another Tibetan man has died in the third self-immolation in four days, Voice of America reports. Fifty-seven year-old Dorjee Rinchen set himself on fire near the Labrang Monastery in Gansu. A day earlier, a 61-year-old farmer,...

Tibetan Monks Tell Tale of Escape From China

The New York Times follows up with monks who staged a public protest during a visit to their monastery by foreign journalists in April 2008, following widespread protests throughout Tibetan areas: That daring protest, in April...

Siege at Labrang Monastery

On his visit to Xiahe, Gansu province, Nicholas Kristof wrote a number of columns for the New York Times and has also produced this video about the current situation for monks at Labrang Monastery who participated in protests in...



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