Legislators from both sides of the political aisle welcome the Tibetan spiritual leader.
Police had monitored his sharing of politically sensitive information.
He dies on the way to a hospital after being held in custody for only a day.
Customs should be passed along to the next generations, exile leader says.
He had called for the release of another monk suspected of supporting self-immolations.
His brother says he was freed because 'his chances for survival appeared dim.'
He had helped to dismantle a statue of a 'protector' deity denounced by the Dalai Lama.
The talks proceed despite warnings by China that it will 'seriously damage' bilateral ties.
The third meeting between the two leaders comes amid human rights concerns in Tibetan-populated areas in China.
The two had called for the right to use Tibetan as the language of instruction in their schools.
Chinese authorities have held the trio for nearly two weeks for what Tibetans call a meritorious action.
Chinese authorities cremate his remains in secret.
His is the second Tibetan self-immolation this year.
Chinese authorities say the measures are aimed at cracking down on 'criminals.'
They call for the return of the Dalai Lama and freedom from Chinese rule.
But the move is welcomed as having huge symbolic impact in support of Tibetans under Chinese rule.
Protests grow larger as repeated appeals yield no result.
The Chinese authorities hand over his body to family members.
He self-immolates 'for the cause of Tibet.'
The move follows another show of force in neighboring Draggo county.
Khenpo Kartse will not be freed, officials say.
Paramilitary police patrol town in which Chinese forces fired on protesters two years ago.
He had shared the banned content on his mobile phone with others.
The blaze follows other recent major fires in Sichuan's Kardze prefecture.
The crackdown further tightens controls by the Chinese authorities in the restive Tibetan prefecture.
Prison officials block visits by his lawyer and family.
They are taken away two months after a local self-immolation protest.
They disperse after an assurance that monks could visit some of those held in Qinghai's Nangchen county.
Local Tibetans have a history of resistance to outside control.
All three had voiced concerns for Tibet's environment.