Tag: Tibet

Grassroots in exile: Tibetan Activist Sonam Anja-Tsang

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tweet There have been 155 confirmed instances of self-immolation of Tibetans within Tibet and China since 2009.  Since China’s occupation in 1950, the government has violently silenced Tibetans’ cultural and religious expression.  Self-immolations are extreme acts of protest against the government’s systematic suppression. Detailed info about each act of self-immolation can be found in this Read More

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