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Monk released from prison early

4th August 2021
Lobsang Tenzin was sentenced to 13 years in prison in 2011 following the self-immolation of a fellow monk.Read more

Senior monk arrested in Ngaba

4th August 2021
Konmey was detained in late July without any official explanation.Read more

Tibetan Political Prisoner convicted for demanding freedom has sentence reduced

23rd July 2021
Tsultrim Gyatso’s sentence was reduced by 5 months last year after People’s court claims he has “reformed” after shown...Read more

Wave of arrests across eastern Tibet after digital search operations

22nd July 2021
Six of those arrested have been identified while details of around 30 others are yet to be ascertainedRead more

Four Tibetans detained after authorities step up mobile phone checks

20th July 2021
Authorities in Serthar County have been increasingly checking Tibetans' phones for images of the Dalai Lama.Read more

Outcry from Tibetans after school is given orders to close

19th July 2021
Head of school, concerned parents and former students request higher authorities to reconsider their decision On 8 July...Read more

No Beijing 2022 campaign hits new heights as UK parliament votes to boycott

14th July 2021
MP vote for a diplomatic boycott increases pressure on Boris Johnson to snub the opening and closing ceremonies of the...Read more

Support for the Boycott Beijing 2022 campaign continues as the EU votes for a diplomatic boycott

9th July 2021
The non-binding resolution called for EU officials and member states to decline all government and diplomatic...Read more

Boycott Beijing 2022 campaign comes to the fore in UK with flurry of activity

7th July 2021
British MPs are set to debate a motion on the UK Government’s stance on the controversial Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic...Read more

Long Live His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama as we celebrate his 86th birthday

6th July 2021
Today, on 6 July 2021, the esteemed spiritual leader of Tibetans from all over the world - the Dalai Lama - turns 86.Read more

Nothing to celebrate: 100 years of CCP rule; 70 years of occupation

1st July 2021
The Chinese Communist Party's celebrations have seen coercion and crackdowns across TibetRead more

"The nerve, how did they even think of this?" Tibetans react to CCP projection onto Potala Palace

30th June 2021
The projection was carried out as part of the CCP's 100-year anniversary celebrationsRead more

No Beijing 2022 Global Day of Action in pictures

25th June 2021
On 23 June 2021, Free Tibet joined a coalition of campaign groups to take part in a Global Day of Action to protest...Read more

Tibetans in Driru County arrested for speaking to Tibetans in exile

25th June 2021
Gyajin, a father of three, the latest to be arrested during the seven-year crackdown on Driru CountyRead more

Activists and communities unite to demand the UK government boycotts Beijing 2022

24th June 2021
Free Tibet and friends from Hong Kong, Tibetan and Uyghur communities gathered at Downing Street as part of a Global...Read more

Tibetan monk Rinchen Tsultrim sentenced to four and a half years in prison

24th June 2021
Rinchen had been arbitrarily detained since 2019 in an undisclosed location, leaving his loved ones in a state of...Read more

Activists escalate No Beijing 2022 campaign with Global Day of Action

23rd June 2021
In London, Free Tibet and fellow campaigners carried out a dramatic banner drop before an evening protest against...Read more

Tibetan writer held without trial for two years

21st June 2021
The official reason for Lhundup's arrest has still not been givenRead more

Tibet: behind the facade

14th June 2021
The version of Tibet that the CCP does not want you to seeRead more