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Tibetan protests grow

12th December 2011
Twelve Tibetans have set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese repression since March across a widening area...Read more

Tortured prisoner dies in Tibet

11th December 2011
Treatment in detention proves fatal for brave Tibetan . A Tibetan former political prisoner has died...Read more

Video footage of crackdown in Tibet

9th December 2011
Terrified Tibetans are seen being dragged from their bedsRead more

"The truth is the greatest weapon"

8th December 2011
A special video to mark Human Rights Day on 10 December. Actor Dominic West, star of The Wire, recently spent two days...Read more

Human rights now, pandas later please!

5th December 2011
Loaning pandas to the UK is an attempt to distract from China's abysmal human rights record The two giant pandas...Read more

Four young monks protest outside Zathod Township Police Office.

4th December 2011
They were arrested and their current whereabouts and wellbeing is unknown.Read more

Jigme Guri detained

1st December 2011
The reason for his detention, whereabouts and well-being were unknown for over a month.Read more

Vigil video emerges

22nd November 2011
Video has emerged of a large gathering for a vigil for Palden Choetso . The...Read more

Huge media reaction to Tibet protests

21st November 2011
“Nobody knows how many people killed and tortured – I mean death through torture. Nobody knows.”Read more

Eleventh Tibetan - second nun - dies after setting fire to herself

3rd November 2011
Palden Choetso is the eleventh confirmed self-immolation in Tibet this yearRead more

Bomb explosion reported in Tibet

27th October 2011
The words “Tibet’s independence” were written on the walls of the damaged building.Read more

Dalai Lama asserts control over succession

26th October 2011
the Chinese Communist Party can have no sway whatsoever over his reincarnationRead more

Today, self-immolation spreads to different area of Tibet

25th October 2011
Free Tibet is unable to confirm the monk’s identity, well-being and whereaboutsRead more

Protest in London

22nd October 2011
Thank you to all of you who joined us on Saturday 22 October in London to protest against China's occupation of Tibet...Read more

Unrest in Tibet widens

17th October 2011
Two Tibetans shot and a nun dies after setting fire to herselfRead more

Two teenagers set themselves on fire

7th October 2011
Rumours that many more in Tibet ready to give their livesRead more

Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu speaks out forcefully for Tibet

5th October 2011
South African government criticised for bowing to Chinese pressure and failing to support TibetansRead more

Fifth monk self-immolates

3rd October 2011
Fifth self-immolation in Tibet establishes unprecedented trendRead more