Latest news & blogs

Tibetan football gets global kick off in London

25th May 2018
Tibetan team competing with 15 other squads in the CONIFA World Cup.Read more

Big Business Bending to Beijing

25th May 2018
New trend sees China censoring western companies over supposed attacks on their sovereignty.Read more

Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk sentenced to five years

22nd May 2018
Arrested after speaking out to the New York Times, his case has gained international attention.Read more

China arbitrarily arrests elderly Tibetan man

18th May 2018
Gangye, in his 50s, was forcefully taken away earlier this month.Read more

Nomads left without compensation after land grab

17th May 2018
Nomadic families in Nyimo County, Central Tibet, appeal for justice one year after local authorities seized their land...Read more

Schoolchildren blocked from joining Buddhist festivities

16th May 2018
Restrictions announced this week have once again prohibited many Tibetans from participating in Saga Dawa activitiesRead more

Wave of restrictions imposed on Lithang County

4th May 2018
Tibetans in Lithang County experience tighter controls of religious and cultural activities.Read more

In memory: Tsering Dhundup Gonkatsang

30th April 2018
Tibet Watch trustee Tsering Dhundup Gonkatsang passed away on Friday at the age of 66Read more

US Senate recognises Tibetan Rights Day

26th April 2018
The vote yesterday also saw senators support the unique right of Tibetan Buddhist to choose the next Dalai LamaRead more

MPs contact Liverpool FC, urging them to drop water deal

19th April 2018
The letter raises human rights concerns and calls on Liverpool's directors to reaffirm their commitment to human rightsRead more

Two Tibetan monks arrested

18th April 2018
Chinese police have detained two monks on allegations of posting illegal online material.Read more

China disappears elderly woman on pilgrimage

13th April 2018
A Tibetan pilgrim has been secretly detained in Darlag County on route to Lhasa.Read more

China detains Tibetan pilgrims

22nd March 2018
Chinese authorities have detained Tibetan pilgrims who visited spiritual sites in Nepal and IndiaRead more

Writer Shokjang freed from prison

19th March 2018
Shokjang was one of Tibet's most high-profile political prisoners. He served three years in prison.Read more

Heavy security deployment at Kumbum Monastery

9th March 2018
Chinese authorities have sent in security forces to monitor Tibetans as they observe butter sculpture festival.Read more

First Self-Immolation Protest of 2018

7th March 2018
Tsekho died after setting himself alight in Ngaba County in eastern TibetRead more

UN experts denounce imprisonment of Tashi Wangchuk

23rd February 2018
“We urge the Chinese authorities to release Mr. Wangchuk immediately” says UN human rights Special Rapporteurs.Read more

Tibetan political activist sentenced to three years

21st February 2018
Tsegon Gyal received his sentence in January after spending well over a year in detentionRead more

Tibetans mark Independence Day

13th February 2018
Celebrations in Dharamsala and around the world evoke a time when Tibet was independentRead more

Monk imprisoned while visiting family in Tibet

9th February 2018
Tashi Choeyang was arrested and secretly sentenced to six years while he visited his family from IndiaRead more