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Free Tibet staffer arrested protesting Beijing Olympics

18th October 2021
Jason Leith is one of a group of activists arrested today after bringing "No Beijing 2022" message to the torch-...Read more

Chinese government officially confirms the detention of two Tibetans

7th October 2021
The Chinese government has responded to a letter by United Nations experts , confirming the imprisonment of Rinchen...Read more

Tibetan teenagers in central Tibet start school year with military training

6th October 2021
A newly opened camp in Nagchu City held a six-day training on national defence education.Read more

Over 100 Tibetan detainees released in Dza Wonpo after month-long torture and interrogation

5th October 2021
Three still remain in detention while a stone memorial honoring resistance to the 1959 invasion found to be destroyedRead more

Hundreds of Activists Gather to Protest CCP Human Rights Abuses

5th October 2021
Free Tibet and allies gathered and marched in central London to protest China's 'National Day'.Read more

Survivors of earthquake under surveillance and uncertainty

30th September 2021
Tibetan homes torn down for reconstruction and 1216 children relocated to distant boarding schoolsRead more

Many students from forcibly closed Tibetan school can’t register at new schools

21st September 2021
Non-local students left adrift without admission and teachers not allowed to shelter orphansRead more

Campaigners and communities gather for Tower Hamlets rally

15th September 2021
Scores of people braved the rain to call for Hong Kong Square, Tibet Hill and Uyghur Court to take their place on maps...Read more

Detainees in Dza Wonpo subjected to torture and political re-education

15th September 2021
Around 117 Tibetans remain in detention, with at least one being denied medical treatment.Read more

Two Tibetan youngsters detained for chat group conversation in Tibetan language

9th September 2021
Yang Ri and Guldak were detained for speaking out against the replacement of Tibetan by Chinese in schools.Read more

Eight more Tibetans detained amid heightened climate of fear and internal spies

9th September 2021
These latest arrests mean that at least 110 people have been detained in Dza Wonpo over the past month.Read more

Activists hold a protest demanding the release of Rinchen Kyi

7th September 2021
Free Tibet and allies gathered outside the Chinese embassy to mark the International Day of the Disappeared.Read more

Further 53 Tibetans detained amid continuing military crackdown

1st September 2021
Around 100 Tibetans from Dza Wonpo in detention within a week of military and police search operation.Read more

Around 50 Tibetans arrested on suspicion of keeping photos of the Dalai Lama

27th August 2021
Military search operation in Dza Wonpo Town enforced eight months on from the death in custody of 19-year-old Tenzin...Read more

Renowned Tibetan school ordered to teach in Chinese or face shutdown

23rd August 2021
Founded by a revered Rinpoche, Gyalten Getsa Tibetan school is recognised for its outstanding contributionsRead more

Teenage Tibetan petitioner arrested in Ngaba by Chinese police authorities

18th August 2021
Local sources have stated Sherab Dorjee may have been arrested for appealing for education in the Tibetan language.Read more

A Tibetan pushed off a steep roadside into river, believed dead

16th August 2021
Rigdrak was attacked by police after questioning them for stopping his car.Read more

110 Tibetans detained for images on phone

11th August 2021
80 released after being forced to pay monetary fine and details of 30 remain unknown.Read more

Birthday celebrations in honor of Kirti Rinpoche banned

11th August 2021
Social media and public movement controlled on 80th birthday of a revered Rinpoche in Ngaba.Read more

Three Tibetans arrested for sharing photos of an official event in WeChat group

11th August 2021
Chinese authorities suspect online content sharing with Tibetans outside Tibet while official accounts sharing similar...Read more