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Protest songs land Tibetan musicians in jail

14th June 2013
China has sentenced two more singers for politically sensitive lyricsRead more

Tibet footage leads to “mafia” style intimidation

13th June 2013
Chinese diplomats threaten French journalist after broadcast of Tibet film.Read more

Tibetan nun survives self-immolation at religious gathering

12th June 2013
Update: Since this story was written, it has been confirmed that...Read more

Tibet activists return to Intercontinental

11th June 2013
Boycott campaign targets hospitality industry Intercontinental Hotels Group’s exploitation of Tibet...Read more

Xi Jinping’s California weekend

6th June 2013
Chinese President to meet US counterpart this week While President Obama and Chinese President Xi...Read more

More than 1,000 join boycott

31st May 2013
Intercontinental campaign momentum continues to grow Just one week after its launch, our boycott...Read more

Thousands of Tibetans protest mining on sacred site

30th May 2013
Security forces flood area On Friday 24 May, an estimated 3,500 Tibetans converged on a site of...Read more

Tibetan nomad dies after self-immolation protest

29th May 2013
Tenzin Shirab set himself alight on 27 May in Yushu, eastern Tibet.Read more

Watch Tibet activists take action in London

28th May 2013
New video of Intercontinental protest Footage of Tibet activists taking action in London last week...Read more

Free Tibet launches boycott campaign

24th May 2013
Tibet activists took action at the AGM of Intercontinental Hotels Group.Read more

The Beijing mafia

21st May 2013
Who are the people behind the oppression of Tibet? Free Tibet today launches a new webpage which...Read more

International Tibet Solidarity Day

17th May 2013
Remembering Tibet and its political prisoners The Tibetan Government-in-Exile has appealed to people...Read more

“Lhasa on the verge of destruction” says Tibetan blogger

16th May 2013
Tibetan buildings, local businesses and religious traditions under threat from shopping mall The...Read more

Beaten and detained for protecting land

12th May 2013
200 members of the security forces arrived in 20 trucks to disperse a group of Tibetans who had gathered to protect...Read more

Tibet religious persecution at 10-year-high, says report

3rd May 2013
A new report has highlighted the oppression faced by Tibetan Buddhists living under Chinese occupation....Read more

Meet Eleanor Byrne-Rosengren, our new director

2nd May 2013
“This movement has done great things and its greatest achievements are yet to come.”Read more

Two die in prayer hall protest

24th April 2013
Monastery is site of double self-immolation protest Two monks have died in the latest protest in...Read more

20 year-old mother dies after setting herself alight

16th April 2013
Protest in same location as mother-of-four died in March A Tibetan woman named Jugtso set herself...Read more

Tibetans protest unemployment

15th April 2013
Graduates demonstrate against corruption and discrimination in the jobs market Unemployed Tibetan...Read more