self-immolations

Repression in Tibet Remains Shrouded in Opacity

In recent weeks, Tibet-focused media outlets have reported that Tsewang Norbu, a popular young singer, died after self-immolating in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa. CDT was unable to independently confirm the reports and...

Revisiting Tibetan Self-immolations

Two recent articles refocus attention on Tibetans who have self-immolated to express protest against Beijing’s policies in Tibet. A total of at least 155 Tibetans have set themselves on fire since 2009; most of them have...

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