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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...
Pema Tseden detained at airport
29th June 2016
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Tibetan filmmaker is currently in hospital with chest pains
UPDATE 12 June 2016
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...
"We need to survive, we need to eat"
23rd June 2016
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Nomad protest met with violence
Tibetans from Trenak Township, in Chapcha County were challenging a...
Beyond Belief campaign wins support
22nd June 2016
Thousands sign petition; politicians and groups back campaign
Free Tibet's Beyond Belief campaign...
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...
President Obama meets Dalai Lama despite Chinese objections
16th June 2016
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Concerns over human rights and environmental damage expressed
President Barack Obama met the Dalai...
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...
Buddhist monastery at risk of demolition
13th June 2016
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Thousands of monks and nuns at risk of removal under government plans
Some 7,000 monks and nuns could...
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...
Monk in Ngaba arrested for solo protest
8th June 2016
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Lobsang Tsering’s protest captured on film shortly before his arrest off camera
A Tibetan monk...
Mining protests enter second week
7th June 2016
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Tibetan protest leaders have been hospitalised by security forces
300 Tibetans stage mining protest in eastern Tibet
3rd June 2016
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Tibetans protest mining on a sacred site, while in Lhasa, former political prisoner Lodoe Gyatso is rearrested...
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...
Police threaten Tibetan community resisting Chinese mining
27th May 2016
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Local Tibetans have been beaten and arrested for protesting
Armed police have been sent to the...
Blog: Monasteries, Monks and Momos
27th May 2016
May has been a busy month for us - Monasteries, Monks and Momos
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...
Tibetan Monk Detained in Kardze
21st May 2016
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Jampa Gelek is currently being detained for unknown reasons
Jampa Gelek, a 23-year-old Tibetan monk,...
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...
"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...