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"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...
Blog: Putting the fun in your fundraiser
13th May 2016
Don’t be deterred by the F word – we’ve launched a new ‘Fundraise for Us’ initiative.
Xi's UK visit: Queen speaks, government seals its lips
12th May 2016
The Queen's recent comments about difficulties during the visit of Chinese president Xi Jinping to the UK last...
Tibetan Monk and Writer Lomig Sentenced to Seven and a Half Years in Prison
10th May 2016
Lomig was held and tortured in secret before sentencing
The Tibetan writer Jo Lobsang Jamyang, also...
Tibetans Protest Against Pollution from Mining
9th May 2016
Local authorities deploy police; later agree to suspend mining operations
Tibetans have carried out...
Mother of five dies in self-immolation protest
7th May 2016
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Free Tibet has confirmed that on March 23, Sonam Tso set herself alight and later died of her injuries in Dzoege County...
Solo Protester Lobsang Tenpa Released
6th May 2016
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Monk released after serving a two-year prison sentence
A monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba,...
Monk arrested in Ngaba after protest
3rd May 2016
Monk Losang Thubten undertook a solo protest on 2 May 2016 at around 3pm in Ngaba, Sichuan Province. From Meruma...
Blog: Strange days - China, Hollywood and the real Tibetan superheroes
28th April 2016
I have recently started as the new digital officer at Free Tibet, which means I get to look after all the great work we...
Thousands support Tashi Wangchuk
26th April 2016
UK and US take up case after contacts from Free Tibet
Free Tibet has today submitted a 2,120...
Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche released from prison
21st April 2016
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Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche was one of Tibet's most high-profile political prisoners
Blog: Blood on the Snows Tour
18th April 2016
I’ve just returned from the Blood on the Snows tour with Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar from Gu Chu Sum Movement Association,...
"What race you are counts for getting a better job"
15th April 2016
Employment protesters beaten; US slams human rights in Tibet.
Recently-fired Tibetans staging a...
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...