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Authorities plan to build 624 “well off” border villages in Tibet
7th February 2020
"Well-off" demonstration village. Credit: Li Zhou.
China plans to spend 21 billion yuan on Tibet border villages
First coronavirus case diagnosed in the Tibet Autonomous Region
4th February 2020
Hubei, China 24 January 2020. Credit: Reuters, Martin Pollard
Coronavirus has reached the Tibet Autonomous Region
Nepal and China have signed an extradition treaty, Nepal’s foreign affairs minister confirms
24th January 2020
China and Nepal
Nepal and China have signed an extradition treaty, Nepal’s foreign affairs minister confirms.
New law pushing for ‘ethnic unity’ set to affect Tibetans and other minorities
23rd January 2020
Potala Palace. Credit: AFP.
Experts have raised fears that the law will be used to justify crackdown on Tibetans
Jailed Tibetan activist appeals for second trial
17th January 2020
Tibetan activist, A-Nya Sengdra and his lawyer prepare to fight seven-year prison sentence
Tibet sees 27.7 percent fall in glacier ice coverage, research finds
14th January 2020
Nam Co, Tibet.
China has lost around 20 percent glacier coverage between 1970 and 2010, while Tibet sees fall of 27.7 percent,...
Chinese hydropower companies criticised for failing to meet environmental and social standards
10th January 2020
Zangmu dam, Tibet. Credit: Google Earth.
New report finds world's largest hydropower firms are falling short of environmental and social standards
China opens new year with military training exercises in Tibet
9th January 2020
Type 15 light tank. Credit: Military Leak
China has opened the new year with military training exercises in Lhasa and Tibetan border regions
Leading Buddhist abbot announces the closure of Tibetan Buddhist centres around the world
8th January 2020
The institute was connected with the Tibetan Buddhist community Larung Gar.
Authorities arrest over 30 Tibetans in government clampdown
7th January 2020
Military patrolling in the village
Government clampdown in eastern Tibet after seven arrested for pro-independence protest
US Congress progresses bill to open Tibet
20th December 2019
Potala Palace. Lhasa.
Bill which pushes for a US consulate in Lhasa will move forward to House vote
The EU condemn China on International Human Rights Day
18th December 2019
The European Union (EU) condemned China on 10 December 2019, the 71st anniversary of the proclamation of the Universal...
CCP delegates visit Belgium to discourage support for the Dalai Lama
18th December 2019
CCP delegates tried to dissuade support for the Dalai Lama and other exiled Tibetans in an official visit to Belgium...
Tibetan activist handed seven year prison sentence
6th December 2019
A-Nya Sengdra, left with Lin Qilei, right. 2019. Credit: Lin Qilei
Tibetan anti-corruption activist A-Nya Sengdra has been given a seven year prison sentence
Traditional Tibetan dance performed at an NBA match, following Twitter controversy
3rd December 2019
Tibetans dancing at an NBA protest (credit: Phayul.com)
Dancers were part of a protest against the NBA.
Chinese government official tries to fabricate fraud claim against Tibetan
29th November 2019
Human rights lawyer, Lin Qilei. Credit: David Missal.
Chinese government official in south eastern Tibet tries to fabricate a fraud claim against a Tibetan
Nomad and former monk, 24, dies after self-immolation protest
28th November 2019
Yonten carried out his protest in Ngaba County, the scene of numerous self-immolation protests since 2009
Free Tibet endorses statement condemning police violence in Hong Kong
25th November 2019
Free Tibet has joined other human rights organisations in endorsing a statement for the UN High Commissioner for Human...
Whereabouts of a Tibetan man detained arbitrarily unknown
22nd November 2019
Pema Samdup, 26, was arrested more than eight months ago and has not been seen or heard from since.
Six Tibetans arrested during crackdowns in Kardze
22nd November 2019
Free Tibet has learned of the arrest of six Tibetans in...