Introduction to Tibet

"Tibetan[s] are denied fundamental rights, but the authorities are especially rigorous in suppressing any signs of dissent among Tibetans, including manifestations of Tibetan religious beliefs and cultural identity."

- From Freedom in the World Report by Freedom House, 2021

China invaded Tibet in 1950. Inside its borders and across the world, Tibetans have never stopped believing Tibet is a nation.

After more than 70 years of occupation, Tibetans still resist China's rule and defy its oppression.

The facts about Tibet: