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Three Young Tibetan monks held for the solo protest in Ngaba County
25th September 2018
Monks held in detention for defying Chinese authorities.
Five Tibetan Monks Detained in Ngaba
20th September 2018
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In early September, Chinese authorities in Ngaba County,...
Liverpool FC and Tibet water part ways after year-long campaign
12th September 2018
Free Tibet and its partners urged the club to scrap a 2017 sponsorship deal with the water bottling company
New Refugees Arrive in Dharamsala
30th August 2018
Recent exiles shed light on China’s latest efforts to control Tibet
Political Prisoner Tashi Wangchuk denied appeal
23rd August 2018
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The language campaigner was sentenced to a five year prison term in May, charged with "inciting separatism".
Tibetan political prisoner released after 10 years
17th August 2018
Gonpo Tseten was released from prison two years early but is now under surveillance
Regulations tighten controls in Yushu Prefecture
16th August 2018
A notification issued earlier this year pledges to crack down on “underworld forces” in eastern Tibet
China on the defensive as its human rights comes under scrutiny
14th August 2018
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Chinese delegates try to play down and suppress evidence of Beijing’s repression in Tibet
Tibetan political prisoner released after completing a six year prison term
14th August 2018
Namkha Jam was convicted for “inciting separatism” in 2013.
Pushing for justice for Tibet's hidden prisoners
10th August 2018
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10 August is International Prison Justice Day, a day to think of Tashi Wangchuk and Tibet's other political prisoners
Musician released from prison after three and a half years
7th August 2018
Gonpo Tenzin was arrested in 2013 after authorities deemed his music to be separatist
Tourists dumping on Tibetan lake
2nd August 2018
More concerns have been raised that China’s push to increase tourism in Tibet is damaging the environment.
No religious activities during summer break for Lhasa school children
19th July 2018
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Families at a school in Lhasa have been forced to restrict their children’s activities during school holidays.
Tibetan Buddhists evicted from monastery
13th July 2018
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China steps up efforts to marginalise religious education in Tibet.
The Jokhang fire four months on
22nd June 2018
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On the eve of the World Heritage Committee's meeting in Bahrain, we assess what we know so far about the Jokhang fire
UN human rights chief blasts China over Tibet in resignation speech
20th June 2018
In his departing speech, the diplomat highlighted China's ongoing repression in Tibet and Xinjiang.
Tashi Wangchuk in good health and appealing his prison sentence
19th June 2018
The Tibetan language rights advocate was sentenced to five years in prison last month.
Chinese Communist Party steps up efforts to control Tibetan Buddhism
19th June 2018
Xi Jinping told the CCP National Congress last year that he intended to increase the party’s grip over religion and...
Three new airports for Tibet confirmed
12th June 2018
China official media confirmed construction plan for three new airports in TAR.
Tibetan monk released after seven years in prison
8th June 2018
Lobsang Tenzin was imprisoned in 2011 for his alleged role in a self-immolation protest.