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Protests in Tibet
Land grab protesters sentenced; torture victim gravely ill
14th April 2016
Sentenced for protest over land grab
On 11 April 2016, four Tibetans were sentenced for up to three...
Free Tibet launches appeal for language campaigner
12th April 2016
Tashi Wangchuk could face up to 15 years in prison
Free Tibet today launched an...
"Does this country have laws?"
8th April 2016
Video acquired by Free Tibet shows Tibetan's land being seized by authorities
Free Tibet has seen...
Imprisoned Shokjang writes appeal from detention
7th April 2016
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Letter responds to charges of separatism against the writer
The imprisoned Tibetan writer and blogger...
Blog: Why we need you. To give or not to give?
5th April 2016
Fundraising. That’s what I do. It’s in my job title and I’ve been doing it for a while. It’s a...
Three Tibetans arrested after Tibetan election
4th April 2016
Arrests follow their alleged contact with Tibetans in exile
Three Tibetans were arrested last week in...
Tibetan nomads wounded after police open fire
1st April 2016
Two people are in a serious condition after multiple bullet wounds
Police in Sertar County in Kardze...
Blog: Hearing Tibetan refugees' stories
31st March 2016
I have recently been staying in Rewalsar, a small settlement in the foothills of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh,...
Tibetan detained for mining protest
30th March 2016
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Nyima Tsering was also fined over $3000 for protesting a mine being built on his grazing land
Political prisoner released after eight years
29th March 2016
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Ngodup Phuntsok was arrested for his role in 2008 protests and suffered torture in prison
Blog: My favourite travel destination
25th March 2016
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Among almost 100 countries I’ve visited,
Two Tibetan prisoners released from jail
24th March 2016
Sonam Gonpo and Joleb Jigme served four and seven years respectively
Two Tibetan prisoners were...
Harsh words for China at UN
18th March 2016
Follows failed attempt to scupper Dalai Lama talk
On 10 March (Tibetan Uprising Day), a US government...
Blog: Honouring Tibet’s heroes
15th March 2016
Last week was the 57 th anniversary of 10 March -...
Language campaigner disappears after international coverage
11th March 2016
Request for Tibetan language education leads to arrest
A businessman from Yushu Prefecture has spent...
Authorities pressure family of self-immolation protester
8th March 2016
Elsewhere, concerns about jailed monk and torture victim
The family members of Kalsang Wangdu, an...
Land of the Unfree: Free Tibet billboard campaign
7th March 2016
Free Tibet crowdfunding for billboards in New York, London and Sydney
A new campaign from Free Tibet...
Blog: celebrating Tibetan resistance this March
5th March 2016
I’m really looking forward to the next few weeks. We’ve been doing a lot of planning and preparing during...
Monk dies in first self-immolation in Tibet since 2015
2nd March 2016
Kalsang Wangdu sets himself alight on same day as Tibetan in India; Tibetan woman stages solo protest elsewhere...
Teenage Tibetan carries out self-immolation protest in India
1st March 2016
Update 3/3/2016: Dorjee Tsering passed away at around 8.30pm on 3 March 2016.