It is not known whether the causes for the health problems are due to hazardous ingredients in food products such as packaged meat snacks and sodas made in under regulated factories, or through contaminated food being sold long after the manufacturer’s expiration dates.
This is the second self-immolation this year, making the total number of known self-immolators in Tibet since February 2009 to 127 Tibetans from various parts of Tibet.
The conference began on February 11, 2014 and was attended by 40 students from 12 colleges in India.
The boys, all from Trido Township of Sog County, TAR, used sand to write the slogan on the surface of frozen Salween River (or Gyalmo Ngulchu), one of the four most famous rivers in Kham area of Tibet.
In the first self-immolation protest to take place this year in Tibet or Tibetan regions, a 27 year old man named Phagmo Samdrub set fire to himself on Wednesday at 9:30 pm local time.
Tibetans were required to show identification cards, and the authorities had banned large number of Tibetans talking in cafes and restaurants.
Massive project affecting 2.3 million people has been denounced by Tibetans living in exile and by Chinese environmental activists
He is a senior monk and a prominent educator from Golog, Qinghai Province.
The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) based in Dharamsala, India released their 2013 annual report of human rights situation inside Tibet on January 20, 2014.
Kunga Tsayang from Labrang Tashikyil Monastery was released from a Chinese detention center on January 12, 2014 after serving five years prison term for allegedly writing political essays criticizing China's policies towards Tibetans.
Tsultrim Gyatso becomes the 125th Tibetan to set himself on fire to protest against the Chinese government since February 2009.
A letter from the area, received by exiled Tibetans who have been observing the situation, says a mass "mental re-education" campaign is being extended in Driru, known as Biru in Chinese, site of recent unrest.
Kunchok Tseten, a 30 year old Tibetan man who self-immolated on December 3, 2013 shouted slogans calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet.
Study issued by US Congressional Executive Commission on China says Beijing display vigil awareness of Tibetan autonomous region despite 'low international media attention,'
Tenzin Khepahk's film on "Mangroves" was selected as one the best environmental conservation films and screened at the Indian Film Festival 2012 held in Goa, West India.
Sangay had a lunch meeting with the President designate of South Tyrol where he spoke about the current situation inside Tibet.
A massive fire broke out at the Lithang Monastery located in the southwest of Garze Prefecture, Sichuan Province on November 16, 2013.
Tsering Gyal, the 20 year old Tibetan monk who self-immolated in Golok Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture has succumbed to his burns.