TAR~ Tibetan Autonamous Region

Trouble in Tibet

Rapid changes in Tibetan grasslands are threatening Asia's main water supply and the livelihood of nomads. In the northern reaches of the Tibetan Plateau, dozens of yaks graze on grasslands that look like a threadbare carpet. The pasture has been munched down to bare soil in places, and deep cracks run across the snow-dusted landscape. … Continue reading Trouble in Tibet

China Offers Reward For Information About Self-Immolations In Tibet

Rewarding Informants BEIJING, China – On Thursday, authorities offered up to a $32,000 reward for information revolving around the series of self-immolations in China’s Tibetan-inhabited region, Gannan. Furthermore, authorities anticipate awarding $7,7000 for information regarding planned immolations. According to BBC, Chinese authorities issued a notice stating that the immolations have “seriously impacted social stability and … Continue reading China Offers Reward For Information About Self-Immolations In Tibet