Over 140 Tibetans have set themselves on fire in recent years to protest the repressive rule of the Chinese government. The Dalai Lama has stated that he does not encourage his people to continue to protest in such drastic ways. At the same time, Beijing has responded with added security measures and arrests. However, the self-immolations continue with no end in sight.
Tibetan Service reporter Karma Dorjee describes growing tension in China’s Tibetan areas.
Artist Liu Yi is painting portraits of Tibetan self-immolators.
Tibetans mark the New Year amid protests and self-immolations.
RFA Tibetan Service reporter Karma Dorjee analyses the situation in Tibet as self-immolations top 100.
A citizen journalist in Tibet documented the self immolation of a young monk. The RFA newsroom explains its decision to publish it.
The unprecedented self-immolations in Tibet's capital Lhasa highlight Beijing's difficulty in getting a handle on the Tibetan situation.
The deadly crackdown on Tibetan protests this week highlights Beijing's hardline policy.
Since China occupied Tibet more than six decades ago, Tibetans have been struggling for greater autonomy for the region.