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Eighth Tibetan burns himself in protest in China

BEIJING (Reuters) – A young Tibetan man has set himself on fire in southwestern China, an exiled Tibetan activist said on Sunday, the eighth self-immolation this year in a region that has become the center of defiance of Beijing’s religious controls. The 19-year-old former monk at the Kirti monastery in…

Indian police detain Tibetans outside China embassy

NEW DELHI — Indian police detained 13 Tibetan students on Sunday at a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi after two men reportedly set themselves on fire at a monastery in southwest China. About 20 young protesters from India’s large Tibetan exile community climbed lamp posts and raised…