The county government says the land in Gansu was sold illegally.
The Tibetan monk was found with recordings by the Dalai Lama.
Water sources are affected as Beijing steps up mining activities to fuel growth.
His sentence had been extended for engaging in political activism while jailed.
News of his release had been concealed for months.
Two monks self-immolate in a challenge to Beijing's rule.
The university had canceled an earlier scheduled talk, fearing offense to China, according to reports.
An annual State Department human rights report also says Burma's authoritarian structure 'remains largely intact.'
The Sydney University's action stems from pressure from China, some groups say.
Others are still missing following a crackdown last year by Chinese security forces.
Experts fear interruptions to water flow and call for greater transparency.
Local Tibetans turn out in large numbers to honor the dead protester.
Two others are released in poor health after serving five-year jail terms.
The activist had demonstrated for Tibetan freedom ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Chinese authorities proceed with forced demolitions in spite of protests.
A rights group says he has been released due to his poor health.
They commemorate the anniversary of a riot in Lhasa.
Local Tibetans protest the destruction of their homes in a quake-hit area.
He was imprisoned for "counterrevolution" and "inciting separatism."
The monk's remains are burned and disposed of in the middle of the night.
Chinese authorities launch a massive rescue operation in a contentious mining area.
The number of Tibetan self-immolation protests rises to 114.
A list of 13 “unlawful” behaviors is disseminated in Rebgong county.
The burning protest of a monk and his niece is confirmed nearly a year later.
The exiled spiritual leader says China's policy in Tibet of 'suppression and force' has failed.
News of the man's death comes a day later due to communication problems.
The second self-immolation in two days raises the number of burnings to 111.
She becomes the 16th woman to self-immolate questioning Chinese rule in Tibetan areas.
Expansion of a surveillance system in Tibet 'increases pressure in an already tense region,' says a rights watchdog.
Experts consider the prospects for change in Tibet following any upheaval in China.