Intercontinental news articles

13/07/2017

The Chinese professor, human rights activist and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo has died. He was 61 years old. He had been diagnosed with late-stage cancer of the liver in May this year while serving an 11 year prison sentence.

20/05/2017

A Tibetan monk named Jamyang Losel set himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule yesterday, 19 May, in eastern Tibet. He has since died from his injuries.

10/05/2017

Free Tibet has confirmed that Chakdor Kyab, a 16-year-old Tibetan student, set himself on fire on 2 May in eastern Tibet (1).

16/04/2017

An unnamed monk set himself on fire in Kardze County, eastern Tibet (1) yesterday, 15 April 2017.

12/04/2017

Free Tibet has learned that a large Chinese work team, consisting of 700 people, has arrived at Larung Gar Buddhist Institute (1) and looks set to carry out further demolitions and removals.

19/03/2017

Pema Gyaltsen, a 24-year-old Tibetan man, set himself on fire yesterday, 18 March 2017, outside Tsokha Monastery in Nyarong, Kardze, eastern Tibet (1).

09/03/2017

What: Protest and march by Tibetans and Tibet campaigners

When:  Friday 10 March, 2pm – 5pm)

27/02/2017

Severe human rights restrictions in Tibet spark high level concern from UN rights experts; China must account for mass eviction of Tibetan monks and nuns from highly respected Buddhist institute Larung Gar

26/01/2017

What: Protest by Tibetans and Tibet campaigners

When: Friday 27 January, 6pm-8pm

Where:  Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL

09/12/2016

Media advisory

To mark Human Rights Day, the UK-based coalition Tibetan Uyghur & Chinese Solidarity UK (TUCS UK) [1] will hold a vigil outside the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square in London on Saturday 10 December, from 12pm.

17/10/2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

 

What: Protest by Tibetans and Tibet campaigners

When:  Wednesday 19 October 2016, 16.00–20.00

Where:  Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL

09/12/2016

Further details have emerged about the protester, Tashi Rabten, who set himself on fire yesterday

08/12/2016

Photo and video evidence shows a Tibetan self-immolation protest on a busy street

A Tibetan carried out a self-immolation protest today in the main city of Machu County in Kanlho, eastern Tibet (1). The protest took place at around 5pm local time.

31/10/2016

Free Tibet media release

 

Report by Tibet Watch details the experiences of Tibetans who speak out under the Chinese occupation

21/07/2016

Around 8am (local time) yesterday, a Chinese work team accompanied by police, government officials and soldiers in plain clothes began demolishing structures at Larung Gar Buddhist Academy in Sertar County in eastern Tibet (1).

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