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Free Tibet launches campaign calling for the UK Government to place sanctions on Chen Quanguo

26th November 2020
Free Tibet has launched a campaign calling for the UK Government to place a travel ban on Chen Quanguo, a senior...Read more

Peace with China is “definitely” possible, “big nations” should use their resources to preserve the climate - Dalai Lama

13th November 2020
The Dalai Lama spoke to Channel 4 News about his book, climate change and peace with China.Read more

Tibetan singer sentenced to six years in prison

13th November 2020
Lhundrub Drakpa was sentenced to six years in prison in June.Read more

Glacier ice melting at the eastern edge of the Tibetan Plateau

12th November 2020
The largest glacier in the Qilian mountain chain has retreated around 450 metres since the 1950s.Read more

Authorities highlight need for Tibetan Buddhists to study Seventh Central Tibet Work Forum

5th November 2020
Further meetings held across Tibet require Buddhists to be educated in CCP ideology.Read more

Tibetan woman dies after police detention

30th October 2020
Human Rights Watch has reported the death of a Tibetan woman after she was detained by police.Read more

Progress towards “national unity” praised at Tibetan county event

30th October 2020
Sangri County near Lhasa held its annual National Unity and Progress Model conference on 25 September.Read more

Monks and nuns at Larung Gar instructed to study the Seventh Central Tibet Work Forum

23rd October 2020
Monks at two other monasteries have also had similar organized seminars.Read more

Chinese government organised “constitutional law and policy” training for monks and nuns

22nd October 2020
Tibetan Monks and nuns had training sessions on law and policy in the Dzoge region of eastern Tibet.Read more

Over a thousand Tibetans forcefully relocated

22nd October 2020
Tibetan villagers from 14 villages were forcefully relocated this month.Read more

Projection video calls upon the UK Government to hold China accountable

8th October 2020
The video was projected onto the UK Parliament building and the Tower of London.Read more

Young Tibetans learning Xi Jinping Thought for government jobs

8th October 2020
Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese characteristics for a New Era has been heavily promoted by the CCP...Read more

Monks forced to learn the Seventh Central Tibet Work Forum

7th October 2020
The CCP targets monks in their campaign for Party loyalty.Read more

Global Day of Action in pictures

6th October 2020
On 1 October 2020, Free Tibet staff and supporters joined other human rights activists outside the Chinese Embassy in...Read more

Lhasa undergoes air defence alarm test

25th September 2020
Free Tibet has received confirmation of a scheduled air defence alarm test in Lhasa.Read more

Report: over 500,000 Tibetans relocated, coerced into labour programme

25th September 2020
Report draws on over 100 government sources and concludes that hundreds of thousands of Tibetans have undergone forced...Read more

Air raid drill to be held in Lhasa during border tensions

18th September 2020
Lhasa is due to have a practice air raid drill on 18 September.Read more

Chinese authorities seize land in eastern Tibet

16th September 2020
Authorities have taken land in eastern Tibet and detained 80 people.Read more

Chinese government releases Tibetan political prisoner after eight years behind bars

11th September 2020
Phagpa Kyab released after eight years in prison for allegedly pouring petrol on Tibetan who self immolated.Read more

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