Intercontinental news articles

21/08/2014

Visit by Communist party strongman, “laughable” Tibetan language translations and low Tibetan employee targets also undermine company’s Tibet-friendly PR

15/08/2014

As Tibetan protesters shot, China state media claims participants in international forum agree Tibetans are “happy” Political representatives from Ireland, the UK, Japan and New Zealand are among those reported to have agreed to the “Lhasa consensus”, at

14/08/2014

Free Tibet has confirmed that 10 Tibetans were seriously injured when security forces opened fire on a peaceful protest in Lochung, Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan, on Tuesday (12 August) (1). At least two Tibetans are confirmed to have been shot (photographs available, 2).

13/08/2014

Peer reportedly acclaims economic development and happiness of Tibetan people; implies media bias Lord Neil Forbes Davidson, a Labour Party spokesman in House of Lords (1), is reported in Chinese state media to have made comments supportive of China’s role in Tibet at the F

21/07/2014

Tweeters have false names; use stolen images as profile pictures Research by campaigning NGO Free Tibet has revealed that China’s latest attempt to persuade the world that Tibet is a safe, protected and happy Chinese province involves a web of fake personal Twitter accounts

16/06/2014

Letter urges Queen to meet Dalai Lama

04/06/2014

Officials at the Chinese embassy in London reacted angrily to a flower laying ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre.

27/05/2014

Gaybay joins at least ten other musicians jailed in Tibet

15/05/2014

Following fatal protest last week, second man’s condition unknown

On 7 May 2014, after Tibetan Phakpa Gyaltsen stabbed himself and jumped to his death to protest Chinese mining (1), a second man in Tongbar township (2) staged a similar protest.

15/05/2014

After tripling Facebook followers in less than two years, campaign group aims high Free Tibet, the international campaign group, has released a provocative new video to generate support for its campai

08/05/2014

Yesterday (7 May), a Tibetan man jumped to his death off a school building in Dzogang County, Chamdo, southern Tibet, in protest against mining operations in the area (1). Phakpa Gyaltsen, 39, died at the scene.

01/05/2014

Tibet campaigners cite failure to match UN, OECD and UK standards

15/04/2014

A Tibetan man set himself alight at around 12 pm (local time) today in Dawu County, Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Tibet (1).

10/04/2014

UN corporate responsibility scheme presses multinational after it fails to provide information about human rights policy in Tibet 
 

01/04/2014

Free Tibet media release
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Eighteen-year sentence for Tibetan monk accused of “separatism”

Thardhod Gyaltsen is senior monk from county targeted by China after protests

31/03/2014

Free Tibet media release
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Nun who set herself alight in Tibet on 29 March identified

Condition of 31 year-old Dolma still unknown.

30/03/2014

Free Tibet media release
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Identity and current condition unknown

On 29 March 2014 around 3:00 (local time) a Tibetan nun set herself alight in Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, eastern Tibet.

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