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Tibetan activist dies after years campaigning for a free Tibet
22nd June 2017
Sherab Tsedor passed away yesterday after a heart attack
A Tibetan activist and self-immolation...
Blog: A shout for Tibet
21st June 2017
In 2008, China was hosting the Olympic Games and whilst making an international public show of beating its chest with...
Blog: How it feels to lead a nationless nation
13th June 2017
An interview with Dr Lobsang Sangay by guest writer Charlotte Wigram-Evans.
Blog: From the Highlands to the Himalayas
7th June 2017
In 1995 I was working in north-east India, in an area with a strong Tibetan community, called Kalimpong.
Blog: The great firewall of China
1st June 2017
As the Digital Officer at Free Tibet, I spend much of my time in the online world. A large part of my job is taking the...
Restrictions limit Tibetans at key Saga Dawa festivities
31st May 2017
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Authorities in Lhasa have imposed harsh controls on hotels, restaurants and a school in the city...
Trump budget proposal slashes aid to Tibetans
30th May 2017
State Department budget proposal would cut aid to two key Tibetan organisations
Over a million...
Blog: Not made in China
23rd May 2017
The shop not only acts as a mechanism for raising funds to support our campaigning work, but also as a vehicle for...
Tibetan monk dies after self-immolating in eastern Tibet
20th May 2017
Jamyang Losel is the fourth Tibetan to have carried out a self-immolation protest this year
Parents of self-immolation protester Chakdor Kyab held by police
19th May 2017
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This is the second time that Chakdor Kyab's parents have been detained this month
The parents of...
Self-Immolation Protestor Released
15th May 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso has been released after five years’ imprisonment
A monk who carried out a self-...
First Ever Tibetan Calligraphy Day Celebrated
12th May 2017
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Tibetan Calligraphy Day was devised to celebrate Tibet's unique language and writing system
Tibetan teenager sets himself on fire
10th May 2017
16-year-old Chakdor Kyab is one of the youngest Tibetans to have carried out a self-immolation protest...
Blog: Free Tibet in Latvia
10th May 2017
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I’ve recently returned from an exhausting but wonderful trip to Riga, the capital of Latvia. This was the...
Two Tibetan prisoners released
4th May 2017
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Tsedup Kyi and Jamphel returned home to grand welcomes following their releases
Free Tibet has...
Tibetan environmental protest leader Tsewang Kyab dies
3rd May 2017
The leader of protests against a gold mine has died 11 months after police left him hospitalised...
Tibetan political prisoner freed after nine-year jail term
28th April 2017
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The monk, in his mid-40s, was arrested following widespread protests across Tibet in March 2008...
Monk released after three years in prison
21st April 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso was imprisoned for protesting with a hand-drawn Tibetan flag in 2014
A Tibetan monk...
Blog: Back from Brussels
20th April 2017
This year, the “intersection of technology and human rights” was located in Brussels. I’m talking...
VIDEO: Monk carries out self-immolation protest in Tibet
16th April 2017
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The unnamed monk was taken away by police, his current condition and whereabouts are unknown