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Peaceful protester disappears after January arrest in southeast Tibet

17th February 2017
20-year-old Sonam Tashi’s family uncertain of his status, six weeks after he was seized for political...Read more

Video: Massive display of military force at Tibetan monastery

16th February 2017
Hundreds of soldiers and police deployed around Kumbum Monastery during key religious festival Video...Read more

Military build-up on Tibetan borders as pilgrims prepare for prayer festival

13th February 2017
New footage shows authorities blocking pilgrims’ right of way amid tensions over Tibetan Uprising...Read more

Blog: The year of protest

10th February 2017
January has often been a quiet month. Not this year. The streets of London – and many other cities - have been...Read more

China responds to UN on torture record

7th February 2017
The response includes the claim that there is no suppression of activists or defence lawyers by the Chinese...Read more

Blog: Inspired by the Dalai Lama

6th February 2017
On 10 December 1989 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to someone who described himself as a “simple monk from...Read more

Tibetan musician freed after four years in jail

3rd February 2017
Amchok Phuljung was imprisoned in 2012 shortly after the release of his fifth album in which he openly praised...Read more

US watchdog reports: Tibet among the least free places in the world

2nd February 2017
Tibet remains the second least free place in the world in Freedom House’s annual survey Freedom...Read more

Letter from monk, former prisoner, expresses defiance and hope

31st January 2017
Letter from Jigme Guri was smuggled out of Tibet in November last year Free Tibet has acquired a...Read more

Colourful protests mark one-year anniversary of language advocate's detention

30th January 2017
If found guilty, Tashi Wangchuk could serve 15 years in prison for ‘splittism’.Read more

Tibetan language activist set to stand trial

18th January 2017
Tashi Wangchuk faces up to 15 years in prison after prosecutors conclude second investigation The...Read more

Swiss govt enforces no-protest zone on Tibet demonstrations

16th January 2017
Clampdown on demonstration comes amid growing China-Switzerland trade with the two countries having signed a...Read more

Blog: Welcome to the resistance

12th January 2017
Happy New Year, everyone. I’m sure that, like me, many of you are hoping that 2017 will be a kinder and more...Read more

Free Tibet calls on EU to press China on Larung Gar

10th January 2017
Campaign urges EU to use upcoming Human Rights Dialogue to press China to halt demolitions Free Tibet...Read more

Tibetans face threats at Kalachakra ceremony

6th January 2017
Tibetans who travelled to India for the prestigious ritual, conducted by the Dalai Lama, have been ordered home...Read more

Former political prisoner Jigme Guri hospitalised

4th January 2017
Jigme Guri was released from prison in October 2016 after five years Former Tibetan political...Read more

18 year old arrested after solo protest

3rd January 2017
Former monk Tenpa dragged away by police after public protest Free Tibet has learned that an 18-year-...Read more

Blog: True or False?

15th December 2016
As one of the most closed places on earth, it can be hard to keep up with events inside Tibet. And separating fact from...Read more

China dismisses concerns following Human Rights Day

14th December 2016
Foreign Ministry Spokesman slams outside interference, brushes aside concerns about political prisoners...Read more

“We are destined to self-immolate”

13th December 2016
Note left by Tashi Rabten explains his reasons for his fatal self-immolation A note written by...Read more

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