Jump to navigation
Search this site
Latest news & blogs
Sign up for the latest news by email
- Any -
News from Tibet
News from outside Tibet
Protests in Tibet
China's "counter-terrorism" law could threaten Tibetans and Uyghurs, says UN experts
22nd November 2019
UN experts have written to China, outlining their concerns over the 2016 law.
Tibetan man imprisoned for sharing books on WeChat
18th November 2019
Wangchuk has been in detention since March
Tibetan man arrested in Nagchu and held in unknown location
15th November 2019
Lhadar from Nagchu in central Tibet was arrested in early October
The climate crisis is hitting the world's third pole and will affect Tibetans, climate expert says
23rd October 2019
The Khumbu Glacier, Nepal. Credit: Eugene Ga/Shutterstock
The climate crisis is warming the world’s third pole in a shift which could leave Tibetans and others in the region...
China is pushing for an extradition treaty with Nepal
10th October 2019
China's President Xi Jinping and his Nepali counterpart Bidhya Devi Bhandar. Credit: AFP
Kathmandu and Beijing are preparing to sign an extradition treaty which could impact Tibetans in Nepal.
Six arrested after refusing to participate in CCP celebrations
30th September 2019
A photo of Sithar Wangyal, one of the six arrested last week
Security across Tibet has been stepped up in preparation for the 70th anniversary of the People's Republic of China
China has destroyed large areas of one of Tibet's biggest Buddhist sites, satellite images reveal
30th September 2019
Yarchen Gar - west bank of river after demolitions, 24 August 2019.png
Thousands of residents have also been removed from Yarchen Gar
China installs new restrictions on religious activity in Tibet
26th September 2019
Sign outside Shalu Temple in Shigatse, administered under the Tibetan Autonomous Region. The banner reads: “No entry for Communist Party members and children under 18.”
China increases restrictions on religion in Tibet.
Hundreds of Tibetan monks instructed to praise Chinese Communist Party in choreographed video
26th September 2019
The ceremony at Galden Jampaling Monastery.png
As part of the ceremony, monks were told to “expose the 14th Dalai Lama's reactionary thoughts”
Tibetan travel company bars Hong Kong tourists from visiting TAR
13th September 2019
The Potala Palace in Lhasa
The ban was issued in August as protests gathered pace in Hong Kong
Tibetan monk to tour 30 European countries calling for dialogue with China
12th September 2019
"Peace Tour" London. 11 September 2019.
A Tibetan monk is on a "peace tour" through Europe to call for dialogue between the Chinese government and the Dalai...
Court sentences Tibetan monk to three years in prison
11th September 2019
A court sentenced Tibetan monk Lobsang Dorjee to three years in prison on 3 September.
Tibetan WeChat users could face eight years in prison for sharing news about Hong Kong
5th September 2019
Handcuffs. Credit: Handout
Tibetans could face up to eight years in prison for sharing a range of information and news on WeChat.
Eight Tibetans detained for “organising a mob to disturb social order”
3rd September 2019
Tibetans in south-eastern Tibet have been detained on suspicion of “organising a mob to disturb social order” and “...
Thousands relocated in southern Tibet
22nd August 2019
2,693 people from majority Tibetan townships were relocated earlier this year
Job ad by Chinese tech firm bars Tibetans and Uyghurs applying
21st August 2019
A job advert posted by a Chinese tech firm bars Tibetans, Uyghurs and other minority groups from applying
Details emerge of three monks arrested in eastern Tibet
15th August 2019
Thubpa, Lobsang Thamkhe and Lobsang Dorjee were arrested between 2017 and 2019. Their current locations are unknown.
Authorities offer Tibetan informants over $40,000 for information on “illegal” activities
14th August 2019
Lhasa. Credit: Asia Times
The Chinese government has offered rewards of over $40,000 dollars for major information on "illegal" activities
Reciprocal access bill introduced to parliament
24th July 2019
MP Tim Loughton seeks to emulate the success of the USA's Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
Free Tibet’s ‘The Crossing’ selected for the Lift-off Sessions film festival
15th July 2019
The Crossing. Free Tibet.
A film created by Free Tibet has a chance to become a finalist in the Lift-Off sessions film festival. If it does then...