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Protests in Tibet
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.
Another Tibetan writer arrested
29th February 2016
Sonam Tsephel jailed for third time.
Sonam Tsephel, who writes under the name Gangchenpa Getak, was...
Parliament committee challenges UK minister over Free Tibet concerns
25th February 2016
Minister claims UK "fully engaged" with human rights despite widespread criticism
Blog: Six of China's epic fails
23rd February 2016
we monitor and research China’s...
Monk receives two year prison sentence
22nd February 2016
Gomar Choephel was accused of "disturbing social stability" after storing and sharing Dalai Lama...
Writer sentenced to three years in prison
19th February 2016
Shokjang had already spent a year in detention after his arrest for
70-year-old Tibetan prisoner dies in detention
15th February 2016
Senior monks arrested elsewhere in Tibet for role in prayer ceremony
A Tibetan political prisoner has...
Self-immolation art exhibit censored after Chinese pressure
12th February 2016
Artwork covered up but allowed to hang after complaints from China’s ambassador
Blog: Losar Tashi Delek!
9th February 2016
Losar is the Tibetan word for New Year (‘lo’ referring to ‘year’ and ‘sar’...
"Severe punishments" for Dalai Lama photos
3rd February 2016
Authorities clamp down on images of spiritual leader and pornography
Shopkeepers in Drango County in...
Blog: Finding meaning in exile limbo
1st February 2016
When you are born and brought up in exile, you want to find out more about where you come from. That desire intensifies...
Learn Tibetan: win a car!
29th January 2016
Tibetans use protest and prizes to promote their language
While Tibetans in Amdo in the far...
Tibet Match: Double your donation 1 - 7 February
29th January 2016
Thank you! We've had a record number of donations which have exceeded our target and raised a total of...
Report: Tibet among ‘worst of the worst’ for freedom
28th January 2016
Only Syria received a lower score on Freedom House’s annual survey of freedom in the world
Video: Hundreds of Tibetans gather to pray for Dalai Lama
26th January 2016
Footage shows Tibetans defy Chinese laws to pray for Dalai Lama's health
Hundreds of Tibetans...
Blog: Through darkness and silence - campaigning on Tibet
25th January 2016
This week Free Tibet begins campaigning on our third ‘...