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Tibetan monk dies after self-immolating in eastern Tibet
20th May 2017
Jamyang Losel is the fourth Tibetan to have carried out a self-immolation protest this year
Parents of self-immolation protester Chakdor Kyab held by police
19th May 2017
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This is the second time that Chakdor Kyab's parents have been detained this month
The parents of...
Self-Immolation Protestor Released
15th May 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso has been released after five years’ imprisonment
A monk who carried out a self-...
First Ever Tibetan Calligraphy Day Celebrated
12th May 2017
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Tibetan Calligraphy Day was devised to celebrate Tibet's unique language and writing system
Tibetan teenager sets himself on fire
10th May 2017
16-year-old Chakdor Kyab is one of the youngest Tibetans to have carried out a self-immolation protest...
Blog: Free Tibet in Latvia
10th May 2017
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I’ve recently returned from an exhausting but wonderful trip to Riga, the capital of Latvia. This was the...
Two Tibetan prisoners released
4th May 2017
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Tsedup Kyi and Jamphel returned home to grand welcomes following their releases
Free Tibet has...
Tibetan environmental protest leader Tsewang Kyab dies
3rd May 2017
The leader of protests against a gold mine has died 11 months after police left him hospitalised...
Tibetan political prisoner freed after nine-year jail term
28th April 2017
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The monk, in his mid-40s, was arrested following widespread protests across Tibet in March 2008...
Monk released after three years in prison
21st April 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso was imprisoned for protesting with a hand-drawn Tibetan flag in 2014
A Tibetan monk...
Blog: Back from Brussels
20th April 2017
This year, the “intersection of technology and human rights” was located in Brussels. I’m talking...
VIDEO: Monk carries out self-immolation protest in Tibet
16th April 2017
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The unnamed monk was taken away by police, his current condition and whereabouts are unknown
Blog: Don't Torch Tibet
11th April 2017
My heart raced as I printed off a downloaded Tibetan flag – the words “Don’t Torch Tibet” stamped across the bottom.
Tibetan Political Prisoner Released After Nine Years in Prison
6th April 2017
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Tsultrim Gyatso was released on Saturday and has since returned home
A monk from Ngaba,...
Tibetan Self-Immolation Protest Survivor Released
4th April 2017
Lobsang Konchok, who self-immolated in 2011, has been released after over 5 years in prison
Tibetan political prisoner released after nine year term
3rd April 2017
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Activist monk jailed for sharing images of brutal March 2008 crackdown
Tibetan political prisoner...
Video: Tibet forced to observe holiday celebrating its 'liberation' by China
30th March 2017
China has imposed 'Serfs Emancipation Day' on Tibet since 2009
Free Tibet has acquired videos...
Police in violent crackdown on Tibetans days after self-immolation
27th March 2017
Arrests and beatings in Kardze follows high-profile protest
Chinese security personnel have been...
Police arrest witnesses at site of recent self-immolation protest
23rd March 2017
Bystanders at recent protest in eastern Tibet taken into custody
People nearby the self-immolation of...
Mother-of-two seized after solo protest
22nd March 2017
Woman arrested in Ngaba just days after similar action by young monk
A mother of two has been...