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Three Tibetan teens arrested, and one tortured for failure to register WeChat group

4th March 2021
A photo has emerged of Dadul, one of the students, with two broken legs.Read more

Tibet ranked as the least free place in the world

4th March 2021
US organisation releases its latest report on freedom in the worldRead more

Party leader calls for a Olympic boycott in parliament

26th February 2021
Liberal Democrat Sir Ed Davey told the House of Commons that athletes "under no circumstances" should be "used as...Read more

Tibetan environmental activist dies in hospital following treatment in prison

18th February 2021
Kunchok Jinpa, who participated in huge protests in Driru in 2013, died earlier this monthRead more

Tibetan landscape continues to feel effects of glacier collapse

17th February 2021
Experts say climate change was behind the collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016Read more

Report highlights China's military build-up in Tibet

15th February 2021
The militarisation of Tibet continues even as Chinese and Indian forces pull back from frontlineRead more

Mass imprisonments in central Tibet revealed seven years later

10th February 2021
Sources reveal previously unknown arrests from 2013Read more

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...Read more

Tibetan arrested for spreading “rumours” about coronavirus

4th February 2021
Crackdown on communication about coronavirus continues in eastern TibetRead more

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...Read more

Tibetan mantra replaced with Chinese Flag

29th January 2021
Further evidence of Tibetan culture being erased has surfaced in Central TibetRead more

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...Read more

Chinese military choppers spotted over Potala following a new US Act

26th January 2021
The choppers were spotted a few days after the US Congress passed the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020...Read more

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 comaRead more

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...Read more

Tibetan self-immolation protest revealed after five years of censorship

18th January 2021
Shurmo’s self-immolation protest in Driru County came to light last week after being censored by CCP...Read more

New reports highlight dramatic plunge in human rights under the CCP

15th January 2021
Free Tibet’s findings feature heavily in Conservative Party report, which calls on UK to re-think relationship with the...Read more

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...Read more

Former political prisoner released from jail

11th January 2021
Akyakya was arrested for organising celebrations for the Dalai Lama’s birthday. A former...Read more

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...Read more