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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

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.Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

Tibetans Protest Against Pollution from Mining

9th May 2016
Local authorities deploy police; later agree to suspend mining operations Tibetans have carried out...Read more

Mother of five dies in self-immolation protest

7th May 2016
Free Tibet has confirmed that on March 23, Sonam Tso set herself alight and later died of her injuries in Dzoege County...Read more

Solo Protester Lobsang Tenpa Released

6th May 2016
Monk released after serving a two-year prison sentence A monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba,...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

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...Read more

Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche released from prison

21st April 2016
Phurbu Tsering Rinpoche was one of Tibet's most high-profile political prisoners The senior...Read more

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,...Read more