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Police threaten Tibetan community resisting Chinese mining
27th May 2016
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Local Tibetans have been beaten and arrested for protesting
Armed police have been sent to the...
Blog: Monasteries, Monks and Momos
27th May 2016
May has been a busy month for us - Monasteries, Monks and Momos
China's Panchen Lama visits Tibet
24th May 2016
As China's puppet leader visits, new report blasts human rights in Tibet
The man appointed by the...
Tibetan Monk Detained in Kardze
21st May 2016
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Jampa Gelek is currently being detained for unknown reasons
Jampa Gelek, a 23-year-old Tibetan monk,...
New campaign against China's Dalai Lama plan
19th May 2016
Defending Tibetans' right to religious freedom
This week saw the 21st anniversary of the...
"You will never succeed. Period."
18th May 2016
Free Tibet films outburst from China's UK ambassador at public meeting
In a rare direct exchange...
Blog: Putting the fun in your fundraiser
13th May 2016
Don’t be deterred by the F word – we’ve launched a new ‘Fundraise for Us’ initiative.
Xi's UK visit: Queen speaks, government seals its lips
12th May 2016
The Queen's recent comments about difficulties during the visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to the UK last...
Tibetan Monk and Writer Lomig Sentenced to Seven and a Half Years in Prison
10th May 2016
Lomig was held and tortured in secret before sentencing
The Tibetan writer Jo Lobsang Jamyang, also...
Tibetans Protest Against Pollution from Mining
9th May 2016
Local authorities deploy police; later agree to suspend mining operations
Tibetans have carried out...
Mother of five dies in self-immolation protest
7th May 2016
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Free Tibet has confirmed that on March 23, Sonam Tso set herself alight and later died of her injuries in Dzoege County...
Solo Protester Lobsang Tenpa Released
6th May 2016
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Monk released after serving a two-year prison sentence
A monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba,...
Monk arrested in Ngaba after protest
3rd May 2016
Monk Losang Thubten undertook a solo protest on 2 May 2016 at around 3pm in Ngaba, Sichuan Province. From Meruma...
Blog: Strange days - China, Hollywood and the real Tibetan superheroes
28th April 2016
I have recently started as the new digital officer at Free Tibet, which means I get to look after all the great work we...
Thousands support Tashi Wangchuk
26th April 2016
UK and US take up case after contacts from Free Tibet
Free Tibet has today submitted a 2,120...
Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche released from prison
21st April 2016
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Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche was one of Tibet's most high-profile political prisoners
Blog: Blood on the Snows Tour
18th April 2016
I’ve just returned from the Blood on the Snows tour with Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar from Gu Chu Sum Movement Association,...
"What race you are counts for getting a better job"
15th April 2016
Employment protesters beaten; US slams human rights in Tibet.
Recently-fired Tibetans staging a...
Land grab protesters sentenced; torture victim gravely ill
14th April 2016
Sentenced for protest over land grab
On 11 April 2016, four Tibetans were sentenced for up to three...
Free Tibet launches appeal for language campaigner
12th April 2016
Tashi Wangchuk could face up to 15 years in prison
Free Tibet today launched an...