A Chinese official has claimed that the spiritual leader is in discussions with Beijing through his 'personal envoys' about the possibility of his return to Tibet.
She hangs herself after her husband dies of untreated gunshot wounds in prison.
Armed police monitor crowds of worshippers at an annual event.
Many are reluctant to acknowledge the China-appointed religious figure.
Some Tibetan victims were shot multiple times, secret document says.
He was linked to a self-immolation protest challenging Chinese rule.
Many still languish in detention with bullets embedded in their bodies.
One detainee commits suicide, another dies of untreated injuries.
The protest in Sichuan province is triggered by the detention of a respected Tibetan village chief.
Restrictions on Lama Dawa Rinpoche appear to have been removed.
They had been thrown in jail as punishment for their activism, sources say.
Chinese authorities interrogate her for three hours.
They cite health and environmental concerns since mining activities began in 2000 in the county in Qinghai province.
Four others are sent to undergo a reeducation program after the clash over a road accident dispute.
The victim’s friends and relatives say they were shortchanged on compensation claims.
Devotees gather in 'unprecedented' numbers, sources say.
Participants defy authorities by showing image of exiled spiritual leader.