November 2011

On 21st November 2011 peace march from Luzern to Geneva ended with peaceful demonstration in front of UN joined by other Tibetans.

To show our deepest respect and solidarity to the sacrifices made in Tibet in recent weeks and months,

Today 9th November 2011 at 9.00 a.m. a group of Tibetans from Luzern canton started a peace march form Luzern to Geneva.

6. Aktion: Dialog, jetzt! In context of the 2 year campaign the sections of Flawil/Uzwil and Münchwilen/Wil went ahead with the sixth event in front of the UNO-building on the Place des Nations. On that sunny Monday (31st of October 2011) 45 people took part in a peaceful demonstration.

DHARAMSHALA, November 4: A 25 year old Tibetan refugee living in India, set himself on fire, in front of the Chinese Embassy in the Indian capital New Delhi today.

SENDAI, November 4: “Speaking as an ordinary Tibetan and a Buddhist monk, these incidents of self-immolation are very very sad,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama today at a press conference in the northern Japanese city of Sendai.

Dharamshala: Yet another Tibetan nun self-immolated in Kham Tawu, eastern Tibet at around 12 noon today. She is the 11th Palden Choetso at her nunnery (file photo)Tibetan to set herself on fire in a wave of self-immolation protests that has taken place this year since march.

For Immediate Release (3 November,2011) The Kashag is deeply saddened by the latest case of self-immolation by Palden Choetso (Choesang), a nun from Tawu Gaden Choeling nunnery, near Nyitso monastery in eastern Tibet. She was 35 years old.

DHARAMSHALA, November 3: Sonam Choedon, a Tibetan woman in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal doused herself in kerosene and attempted self immolation after Nepali police repeatedly curbed what was a largely peaceful demonstration by Tibetan refugees on Wednesday.

BEIJING — A Buddhist nun in southwest Sichuan Province died Thursday after setting herself on fire, becoming the 11th Tibetan to embrace a grisly protest against Chinese rule and at least the sixth to die doing so.

Hundreds of people took to the streets to protest against China’s stance on human rights and democracy as Heinz Fischer welcomed Hu Jintao at Hofburg Palace in Vienna this morning (Mon).

(Reuters) - U.N. human rights investigators called on China on Tuesday to halt repression of Tibetan Buddhist monks and voiced concern that many had been arrested or had disappeared during a recent crackdown on religious freedom.

GENEVA (1 November 2011) – A group of United Nations independent experts voiced grave concern over reports of heavy security measures, in and around the area of the Tibetan Buddhist Kirti monastery - which houses some 2,500 monks- and other monasteries in Aba County, an area of Sichuan province with many ethnic Tibetans in south-west China.