Intercontinental news articles

25/03/2014

Free Tibet media release
25 March 2014, immediate use

Communications clampdown, arrests and severe beatings after monk’s fatal protest

16/03/2014

Free Tibet media release
16 March 2014, immediate use

Fourth monk to die on date of 2008 killing of unarmed protesters

A Tibetan monk set himself alight this morning, 16 March, at around 11:30 am (local time) in Ngaba county (1).

04/03/2014

Campaigners display 3m poster of Richard Solomons asking him for answers on racist policy in Tibet, Tuesday 4 March.

03/03/2014

Campaign video exposes implications for InterContinental Hotels Group as company stays mute on cooperation with racist policy in Tibet Three weeks after Tibet campaigners contacted Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG) asking whether the company’s forthcoming hotel in Lhasa w

21/02/2014

Free Tibet welcomes the meeting between President Obama and the Dalai Lama today, Friday 21 February.

14/02/2014

25-year-old Lobsang Dorjee set himself on fire around 6:30 pm (local time) yesterday evening, Thursday 13 February, in Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in Sichuan Province, eastern Tibet (1).

11/02/2014

InterContinental, Sheraton, Ramada and others challenged by campaigners

07/02/2014

Phakmo Samdup set himself alight in Malho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, eastern Tibet, on Wednesday 5 February.

30/01/2014

Unanswered questions come back to haunt multinational

30/01/2014

Free Tibet has obtained photographs of a large military deployment on the streets of Drango, south eastern Tibet (1), in a show of force two years after Tibetans were killed by security forces in the town.

14/01/2014

US-based Phurbu T Namgyal, Techung and Nawang Khechog support Free Tibet campaign for musicians jailed in Tibet

16/12/2013

Peter Gabriel and Radiohead back campaign after sentences of up to six years for musicians

04/12/2013

NOTE: SINCE THIS RELEASE WAS ISSUED IT HAS BEEN CONFIRMED THAT KUNCHOK TSETEN DIED FOLLOWING HIS PROTEST

29/11/2013

Opinion poll shows majority say he would be right to raise human rights abuses
 

13/11/2013

Owner of proposed Lhasa InterContinental hotel in jail

11/11/2013

NOTE: FOLLOWING THIS MEDIA RELEASE TSERING GYAL DIED. MORE INFORMATION HERE

07/11/2013

“Die-ins”, “dirty laundry”, lobby occupations and noisy protests across the world on Tuesday, while demonstration at London travel fair targeted travel industry peers

31/10/2013

Beijing Olympics protest group joins Tibet groups internationally to target multinational’s luxury hotels

21/10/2013

Rare footage of confrontation between security forces and Tibetan protesters

16/10/2013

Clampdown following shootings uses Orwellian surveillance and Orwellian language

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