The Polu monastery must now be rebuilt, local Tibetans say.
The plan will send river water from one township to another, with authorities threatening to arrest anyone opposed.
Dopo, 23, calls out for the long life of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama in the second self-immolation this year.
Thousands venerate the portrait of the exiled religious leader, who escaped from Tibet almost 20 years ago.
Monks must be proficient in religion and 'politically reliable,' Chinese authorities say.
Lodi Gyari helped bring Tibet's cause to world attention, and led talks with China on Tibet's status from 2002 to 2010.
Visitors barred from entering Buddhist institute during during annual Dechen Shingdrup festival.
Many had sold all the animals they had under government orders to reduce their herds.
Chinese workers assault them when they try to block work on a project causing damage to local grassland.
They must move to make way for an electric power plant and Chinese mining projects.
If China wants its citizens and officials to continue to travel freely in the U.S., then Americans must be able to travel freely in Tibet, one of the act’s sponsors says.
The three Kirti monks, one still unidentified, staged protests on different days in Sichuan's Ngaba county.
Chinese authorities plan to build a housing estate near the monks' Gomang monastery, sources say.
Western Buddhists say they were abused sexually or psychologically by their Tibetan religious teachers.
At a meeting on Friday in the Netherlands, Western Buddhists will discuss abuse suffered at the hands of their Tibetan teachers.
Gonpo Tseko had been sentenced to a 14-year term as 'ringleader' of protests in Gansu's Machu county.
Large numbers of security troops check pilgrims, patrol the city, the man says following his first visit to the capital.
They say their opportunities to study Tibetan religious and cultural traditions were severely limited.
Police in Lithang pay frequent unannounced visits to Tibetan homes to search for photos of the exiled spiritual leader.
Namkha Jam had been jailed for sharing information and images of self-immolation protests with outside contacts.
But local Tibetans say the Chinese-run event was merely political propaganda.
Tenzin Choephel was taken into custody by police in late March and has not been heard from since.
Gonpo Tenzin was jailed for singing songs describing the hardships of life under Chinese rule.
The destruction follows similar campaigns carried out along the lake in the last several years.
The move will end a year's stay in the US, where he has undergone medical exams, the senior Tibetan religious figure says.
Authorities' refusal to issue the licenses inconveniences rural Tibetans who must travel long distances through remote areas.
All under 18 must return to their government-run schools, Chinese authorities in Sichuan's Dzachuka region say.
They help move families to higher ground and rescue what they can of their household goods and belongings.
Meanwhile, a delegation sent afterward to appeal to provincial authorities for help has not returned, a local source says.
Novices aged 15 and younger must be enrolled instead in government-run schools, authorities say.