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Tibetan language activist set to stand trial
18th January 2017
Tashi Wangchuk faces up to 15 years in prison after prosecutors conclude second investigation
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...
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...
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
Tibetans face threats at Kalachakra ceremony
6th January 2017
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Tibetans who travelled to India for the prestigious ritual, conducted by the Dalai Lama, have been ordered home...
Former political prisoner Jigme Guri hospitalised
4th January 2017
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Jigme Guri was released from prison in October 2016 after five years
Former Tibetan political...
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-...
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...
China dismisses concerns following Human Rights Day
14th December 2016
Foreign Ministry Spokesman slams outside interference, brushes aside concerns about political prisoners...
“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...
Nine Tibetans sentenced for organising Dalai Lama birthday celebrations
12th December 2016
Most of those sentenced had previously spent time in prison
Nine Tibetans in Ngaba,...
Text of letter to Prime Minister Theresa May on Human Rights Day
10th December 2016
Letter and vigil on Human Rights Day raised torture and political prisoners, including Tibetan language...
Family of Tibetan self-immolation protester detained
9th December 2016
Vigil held in Dharamsala for Tashi Rabten, who fatally set himself on fire yesterday
Self-immolation protester calls for freedom in Tibet
8th December 2016
Photo and video evidence show the protester carrying out his protest on a busy street
Dolma Tso released after three years in prison
7th December 2016
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Political prisoner welcomed home by hundreds in her community
Dolma Tso, from Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County...
Controversial footage shows nuns in choreographed performance
6th December 2016
Nuns dance to Chinese propaganda song; most likely forced to perform
Video footage has emerged on...
Blog: Building the Free Tibet team
2nd December 2016
There are ten people in our London office, including me. Some work for Free Tibet, some work for...
20 detained in villagers’ protest against dam
2nd December 2016
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Two villages at risk of being submerged due to the dam's construction
20 Tibetans have been...
Video: Nuns forced to undergo patriotic re-education
30th November 2016
Nuns in the video appear to have been recently returned from Larung Gar
A video has emerged of a...
Communist Party reshuffles Tibetan leadership
25th November 2016
Han Chinese CCP members hold top positions...