Intercontinental news articles


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


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


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).


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


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


Letter urges Queen to meet Dalai Lama


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


Gaybay joins at least ten other musicians jailed in Tibet


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.


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


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.


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


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


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


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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


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Nun who set herself alight in Tibet on 29 March identified

Condition of 31 year-old Dolma still unknown.


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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.