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Tibetan landscape continues to feel effects of glacier collapse
17th February 2021
An image of the July 2016 glacier collapse (Source: NASA Earth Observatory)
Experts say climate change was behind the collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016
Report highlights China's military build-up in Tibet
15th February 2021
Troops on the border between India and occupied Tibet (Source: Tibetan Journal)
The militarisation of Tibet continues even as Chinese and Indian forces pull back from frontline
Mass imprisonments in central Tibet revealed seven years later
10th February 2021
Namdak, who was arrested in 2013 (RFA)
Sources reveal previously unknown arrests from 2013
Chinese state media company loses licence to broadcast in the UK
5th February 2021
CGTN had its license revoked after ruling by communications regulator Ofcom after the watchdog cited a lack of...
Tibetan arrested for spreading “rumours” about coronavirus
4th February 2021
Blurred image of Tse detained by local authorities
Crackdown on communication about coronavirus continues in eastern Tibet
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.