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Mining project halted in eastern Tibet

30th June 2016
A new video also shows protesters holding a "referendum" on the proposed mine in Chuchen County...Read more

Pema Tseden detained at airport

29th June 2016
Tibetan filmmaker is currently in hospital with chest pains UPDATE 12 June 2016...Read more

New China human rights report urges change in UK policy

28th June 2016
China's human rights situation "worst for many years"; group "deeply concerned" about...Read more

"We need to survive, we need to eat"

23rd June 2016
Nomad protest met with violence Tibetans from Trenak Township, in Chapcha County were challenging a...Read more

Beyond Belief campaign wins support

22nd June 2016
Thousands sign petition; politicians and groups back campaign Free Tibet's Beyond Belief campaign...Read more

Blog: Where the lines of Tibet become blurred

17th June 2016
Perched upon the border separating Tibet and China’s Yunnan Province there was no checkpoint, no police presence...Read more

President Obama meets Dalai Lama despite Chinese objections

16th June 2016
Concerns over human rights and environmental damage expressed President Barack Obama met the Dalai...Read more

All-woman protest against land grab

15th June 2016
Tactic used to deter police violence Around 100 Tibetan women in Lhundrub County in the Tibet Autonomous Region held a...Read more

Buddhist monastery at risk of demolition

13th June 2016
Thousands of monks and nuns at risk of removal under government plans Some 7,000 monks and nuns could...Read more

Blog: A football revolution for Tibetan women

9th June 2016
As the Tibetan political situation remains at a stalemate, a new wave of protest quietly builds strength. This movement...Read more

Monk in Ngaba arrested for solo protest

8th June 2016
Lobsang Tsering’s protest captured on film shortly before his arrest off camera A Tibetan monk...Read more

Mining protests enter second week

7th June 2016
Tibetan protest leaders have been hospitalised by security forces Peaceful...Read more

300 Tibetans stage mining protest in eastern Tibet

3rd June 2016
Tibetans protest mining on a sacred site, while in Lhasa, former political prisoner Lodoe Gyatso is rearrested...Read more

Protest launches new campaign to save Tibet's water

2nd June 2016
Free Tibet staged a peaceful protest today to mark the start of a major new campaign to challenge the...Read more

Police threaten Tibetan community resisting Chinese mining

27th May 2016
Local Tibetans have been beaten and arrested for protesting Armed police have been sent to the...Read more

Blog: Monasteries, Monks and Momos

27th May 2016
May has been a busy month for us - Monasteries, Monks and MomosRead more

China's Panchen Lama visits Tibet

24th May 2016
As China's puppet leader visits, new report blasts human rights in Tibet The man appointed by the...Read more

Tibetan Monk Detained in Kardze

21st May 2016
Jampa Gelek is currently being detained for unknown reasons Jampa Gelek, a 23-year-old Tibetan monk,...Read more

New campaign against China's Dalai Lama plan

19th May 2016
Defending Tibetans' right to religious freedom This week saw the 21st anniversary of the...Read more

"You will never succeed. Period."

18th May 2016
Free Tibet films outburst from China's UK ambassador at public meeting In a rare direct exchange...Read more