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American politicians raise Tibetan human rights

15th October 2018
The CECC's annual report details human rights abuses in Tibet, drawing on information from Free Tibet and Tibet WatchRead more

Former political prisoner dies after prolonged medical treatment

2nd October 2018
Another victim of Chinese prison violence dead as a result of mistreatment and torture.Read more

Tibetfest Returns

28th September 2018
Reflections on London Tibetfest 2018 - a celebration of Tibetan culture, history and activism.Read more

Rewards for informants of "underworld forces" in Ganzi

27th September 2018
Chinese officials offer money to local informers for reporting on Tibetan activities.Read more

China restricts renovations at Yarchen Gar

25th September 2018
New restrictions come a year after 3,500 homes were torn down at the Buddhist site.Read more

Profit before people: Google in China

25th September 2018
Google's planned return to China is ominous, but technology can also help Tibet.Read more

Three Young Tibetan monks held for the solo protest in Ngaba County

25th September 2018
Monks held in detention for defying Chinese authorities.Read more

Five Tibetan Monks Detained in Ngaba

20th September 2018
In early September, Chinese authorities in Ngaba County,...Read more

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 companyRead more

New Refugees Arrive in Dharamsala

30th August 2018
Recent exiles shed light on China’s latest efforts to control TibetRead more

Political Prisoner Tashi Wangchuk denied appeal

23rd August 2018
The language campaigner was sentenced to a five year prison term in May, charged with "inciting separatism".Read more

Tibetan political prisoner released after 10 years

17th August 2018
Gonpo Tseten was released from prison two years early but is now under surveillanceRead more

Regulations tighten controls in Yushu Prefecture

16th August 2018
A notification issued earlier this year pledges to crack down on “underworld forces” in eastern TibetRead more

China on the defensive as its human rights comes under scrutiny

14th August 2018
Chinese delegates try to play down and suppress evidence of Beijing’s repression in TibetRead more

Tibetan political prisoner released after completing a six year prison term

14th August 2018
Namkha Jam was convicted for “inciting separatism” in 2013.Read more

Pushing for justice for Tibet's hidden prisoners

10th August 2018
10 August is International Prison Justice Day, a day to think of Tashi Wangchuk and Tibet's other political prisonersRead more

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 separatistRead more

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.Read more

No religious activities during summer break for Lhasa school children

19th July 2018
Families at a school in Lhasa have been forced to restrict their children’s activities during school holidays.Read more