China Tibet Crackdown

January 18, 2013 - 4:32 AM
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2012 file photo released by London-based rights group Freetibet.org, Dorje Rinchen, a farmer in his late 50s, runs after setting himself on fire on the main street in Xiahe, in northwestern China's Gansu province. Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder — criminalizing the suicides, arresting protesters' friends and even confiscating thousands of satellite TV dishes. (AP Photo/Freetibet.org, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLY, NO SALES