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Larung Gar religious festivities cancelled for second successive year
2nd November 2017
Local authorities stated they did not want large numbers of residents to gather. Since 2016 nearly 5,000 residents have...
Xi Jinping consolidates power, outlines vision for increased control
26th October 2017
Tibetans inside Tibet were reportedly forced to watch Xi Jinping’s three-hour speech, which railed against separatism
Blog: Sharing the message, spreading the word
25th October 2017
As well as getting out and speaking to people throughout the year, we have been ensuring coverage through the media.
Blog: To Dharamsala and back again
16th October 2017
For the 30th anniversary of the 1987 protests, I headed to Dharamsala.
Tibetan protester released early from prison in Machu County
12th October 2017
Kunchok Dhondup served nine years of a 12-year sentence. He has since returned home to a grand welcome from his local...
Tashi Namgyal honoured by Tibetans at memorial ceremony
9th October 2017
More than 200 Tibetans turned out in the Swiss city of Lucerne to honour the Tibetan who took his own life last month.
Tibet groups launch campaign against controversial Liverpool FC deal
5th October 2017
The Premier League giants signed an agreement with Chinese water-bottling company Tibet Water Resources Limited this...
China continues crackdown on WeChat in Tibet
4th October 2017
New measures have been introduced to restrict Tibetans freedom of expression online.
Blog: May must meet the Dalai Lama
29th September 2017
The next time the Dalai Lama visits the UK, it should be in No.10 with the PM.
New report sheds light on Tibetan uprising of 1987 and the founding of Free Tibet
28th September 2017
New photographs and first-hand accounts from protests in Tibet in the late-1980s
Blog: The crowd goes wild
22nd September 2017
Crowdfunding, when people contribute to a single project and make it happen through their collective funding...
Tibetans forced from homes by Chinese authorities
21st September 2017
A threatening letter has been given to local Tibetans notifying them to handover their homes and land.
Tibetan takes own life on Swiss rail line in protest
15th September 2017
A note has since been released confirming that Tashi Namgyal's suicide was a protest against the occupation and an...
UN official criticises China's political detentions and death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
14th September 2017
Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
UN High Commissioner recalled how Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death in prison left people around the world “shocked”.
Blog: Both man and nature are endangered by Chinese intrusion in Tibet
12th September 2017
Heart-wrenching news came recently when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Valley of Nine Villages, in eastern Tibet
Political prisoner released after twelve years in prison
1st September 2017
Sonam Gyalpo was released on 27 August 2017 after spending twelve years in Chushul prison.
Landslide hits Tibetan village leaving seven dead
1st September 2017
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Earlier this week a Tibetan village was struck by a landslide resulting in a number of fatalities.
Tibetans brutally beaten by Drango County security forces
29th August 2017
Locals taking part in a peaceful prayer ritual hospitalised after random attack by Chinese security officials
China appoints Communist Party members to take control of Larung Gar
25th August 2017
Six CCP members were appointed this week in line with orders released by local authorities last summer
Thousands of residents at Yarchen Gar ordered to tear down their own homes
24th August 2017
An eyewitness was able to confirm that the Chinese authorities have stepped up demolitions of homes at the Buddhist...