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Today Amnesty International released a report called "Jailed Without Justice: Immigration Detention in the USA." The full report (PDF) contains this on page 13: Mr. N, a Buddhist monk from Tibet,...
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Buddhist Monks Violently Detained in Sichuan

Religion / Buddhism : Buddhism Headlines (4 years ago)

The International Campaign for Tibet reports that Chinese security forces have removed more than 300 Buddhist monks from Kirti monastery in Sichuan Province, China.  The report also says that two Tibetans in their 60s who were tryin... Read Post

Prominent activist monk faces legal action in Myanmar despite political reforms

Religion : FaithWorld (3 years ago)

Shin Gambira, a Myanmar monk jailed for his role in protests in 2007 and released in a January amnesty, faces action by the authorities because he has "repeatedly broken Buddhist monks' code of conduct and the law", state newspapers... Read Post

2 Buddhist monks set selves on fire in Tibet

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (3 years ago)

A U.S. broadcaster says two young Tibetan monks protesting Chinese rule of Tibet have set themselves on fire in front of a prominent Buddhist temple in Lhasa, the regional capital. Read Post


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