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Teaching Tibetan Language in Tibetan Schools declared “unconstitutional”
1st February 2021
Chinese authorities have declared that local laws requiring the use of spoken and written languages among “ethnic...
Tibetan mantra replaced with Chinese Flag
29th January 2021
Further evidence of Tibetan culture being erased has surfaced in Central Tibet
Tibetans celebrate as language advocate Tashi Wangchuk finally released
27th January 2021
The former political prisoner was arrested in November 2015, after the publication of an interview by the New York...
Chinese military choppers spotted over Potala following a new US Act
26th January 2021
The choppers flying over Lhasa, Tibet
The choppers were spotted a few days after the US Congress passed the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020...
19-year-old Tibetan monk Tenzin Nyima dies from injuries after police detention
22nd January 2021
Relatives and local villagers raised funds to try to keep Tenzin Nyima alive after police violence left him a coma
Tashi Wangchuk, Tibetan language advocate, is expected to be released after five years
20th January 2021
Free Tibet has repeatedly pushed for Tashi’s release after his 2016 detention
After five years...
Tibetan self-immolation protest revealed after five years of censorship
18th January 2021
Protests in Driru
Shurmo’s self-immolation protest in Driru County came to light last week after being censored by CCP...
New reports highlight dramatic plunge in human rights under the CCP
15th January 2021
The Chinese flag flying outside the Potala Palace in Lhasa (Xinhua)
Free Tibet’s findings feature heavily in Conservative Party report, which calls on UK to re-think relationship with the...
Tibetan nomad imprisoned for Dalai Lama posts
11th January 2021
Lhundup was sentenced to one year in prison for social media posts.
A Tibetan nomad was imprisoned...
Former political prisoner released from jail
11th January 2021
Picture of Akyakya
Akyakya was arrested for organising celebrations for the Dalai Lama’s birthday.
Electoral process reflects the Dalai Lama’s vision for Tibetan democracy
8th January 2021
Tibetans around the world marked 2021 by voting in their General Election.
Standing in the...
9 Times Free Tibet Fought Back in 2020
1st January 2021
We kicked off 2020 by announcing our new campaign -- Tibet's Climate Crisis.
Another victory as the Wall Street Journal and Australian media drop Chinese propaganda
16th December 2020
Attention now turns to the Los Angeles Times
Tibetan writer and poet detained - whereabouts unknown
16th December 2020
Gendun Lhundrup Photo: RFA
Gendun Lhundrup was arrested in eastern Tibet in early December
Authorities detained Tibetan rights advocate for ten days
11th December 2020
Tsering Tso was detained and fined.
US diplomat urges partner countries to introduce reciprocal access laws on Tibet
9th December 2020
US Special Coordinator for Tibet Robert Destro
New Special Coordinator for Tibet Issues called on countries to follow the USA’s example.
Chinese government official called for stricter policing of religious activities
4th December 2020
Regional party member visit to Tibetan monastery for Inspection
Ding Yexian visited areas of Lhasa and said Tibetan Buddhism should obey CCP rules.
Detention of missing Tibetan monk confirmed
2nd December 2020
Reports have confirmed that Rinchen Tsultrim was arrested in August 2019.
Free Tibet launches campaign calling for the UK Government to place sanctions on Chen Quanguo
26th November 2020
Free Tibet has launched a campaign calling for the UK Government to place a travel ban on Chen Quanguo, a senior...
CTA President formally visits the United States White House
23rd November 2020
Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay and Representative Tsering inside the White House compound.
The historic visit marked an optimistic step for Tibet.