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Lhasa's Jokhang temple, one of the most sacred sites in Tibetan Buddhism, engulfed in flames.
Lhasa's Jokhang temple, one of the most sacred sites in Tibetan Buddhism, engulfed in flames.

Technology as means of resistence 

Despite having no physical access to Tibet, groups like Free Tibet are finding new ways to support Tibetans’ courageous work, sometimes by utilising technological advances themselves.  Recently Free Tibet was able to highlight the damage caused by forced demolitions at Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, using satellite technology to bypass the police checkpoints that had been set up around the community.