October 2012

With the confirmation of twin self-immolations in Driru county in Nagchu Prefecture in the Tibet Autonomous Region earlier reported by Central Tibetan Administration, a total of 7 Tibetans have self-immolated within the last 7 days.

Lhamo Tseten, 24, set himself on fire in front of a military base and a local court at Amchok, Sangchu county in north-eastern Tibet today (26 Oct 2012) at around 02:30 pm (local time).

Dorjee Rinchen, 58, set himself ablaze near the Chinese Army camp at 3:30 PM (local time) in Sangchu county to protest against China's policies and demand the return of the exile Tibetan leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

Two days after Lhamo Kyab set himself on fire in Labrang, Dhondup, another Tibetan man self- immolated early this morning (22 October) near Labrang monastery in Sangchu county in north-eastern Tibet.

Another Tibetan has set himself on fire today (20. Oct. 2012) in protest against China’s continued occupation of Tibet in Bora, Sangchu region of Amdo, eastern Tibet.

His Holiness the Dalai Lamas April 2013 visit organizers - Swiss Rigdzin association, the FPC-Tibet Foundation and the FPMT Swiss Foundation will launch the

On the occasion of the yearly OLMA exhibition, the Tibetan Community Glarus was invited to participate at the rally through the city of St. Gallen which took place on October 13, 2012.

A Tibetan man has died after setting himself on fire in protest against the Chinese government near Tsoe Monastery at Tsoe in north-eastern Tibet’s Kanlho prefecture (Ch: Gansu Province).

Despite the short notice, about 300 Tibetans gathered in the Swiss city of Zurich at werdmuehleplatz yesterday (Friday, 05 Oct. 2012)evening to show solidarity with the self immolators in Tibet. The rally was organized by the Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Leichtenstein (TCSL).

Tibetans in Geneva gathered to listen to a religious and general talk by His eminence Othok Rinpoche from the monastic institution of shedrup choekhorling at Saléve, France.

In support of the "Flame of Truth" Torch relay campaign from our Central Tibetan Administration, ZH-section organized a signature collection in Zurich, Bahnhofstrasse from 7 am till 5 pm on Saturday, 29. September 2012.