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Protests in Tibet
Mother-of-two carries out self-immolation protest
27th May 2015
Update 03/06/14: new information emerges from sources; Sangy Tso's nephew arbitrarily detained....
Chinese official tells Tibetans to “self-immolate if they want”
26th May 2015
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Mass Tibetan protest calling for end to oppressive rule
Local Tibetans, including the head of Nyitso...
Images of imprisoned musicians in poor health
22nd May 2015
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Convicted for “seditiously splitting the state”
Latest photographs of jailed Tibetan...
Self-immolation protest follows intimidation in Tawu
21st May 2015
Update 22/5/2015: Sources confirm that self immolation protester Tenzin Gyatso has died.
At around 3...
More detentions in Tibet
19th May 2015
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Monk arrested in eastern Tibet: Six arrested over land dispute
Witness to self-immolation protest...
20th anniversary of disappearance of Panchen Lama
15th May 2015
Gedhun Choekyi Nyima still missing after abduction at age six
On 17 May 1995, China's government...
Tibetan man’s back broken after assault by police
13th May 2015
Father and son injured in restive area of Tibet
Namgyal Tenzin and his son Pedtse were hospitalised...
Providing children with the truth about Tibet
7th May 2015
Free Tibet teacher pack distributed to schools
Free Tibet has published a new set of...
Villagers protest after arrests
30th April 2015
Nomads block construction of highway: Political prisoner released
Update 5 May 2015:...
Pressure grows on China-sponsored classrooms
28th April 2015
Media spotlight follows Free Tibet campaign
Young writer arrested by China's police
21st April 2015
Lomig critical of China's policies
A Tibetan writer, popularly known as Lomig, was arrested in...
Former monk dies in self-immolation protest
17th April 2015
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Father-of-seven calls for return of Dalai Lama
45-year-old Nyi Kyab died after setting himself alight...
Monk charged with "splitting the nation"
16th April 2015
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Jigme Gyatso released after beating, pending investigation
A Tibetan monk named Jigme Gyatso was...
China compares “liberation” of Tibet to end of slavery
15th April 2015
Government rejects compromise and dialogue with Dalai Lama
The Chinese government has issued a...
Tibetan nun carries out self-immolation protest
10th April 2015
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Protester taken from scene by police; current condition unknown
A 47-year-old Tibetan woman has...
Hundreds greet released monk
7th April 2015
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Released after seven years in prison
Tibetan monk Thinley Gyatso was released from the Mianyang...
Further arrests in Sog County
2nd April 2015
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Elsewhere, defiant political prisoner released after serving seven years
Four more Tibetans have been...
Free Tibet challenges China's propaganda in schools
30th March 2015
China pays for "massive expansion" in teaching about China
Free Tibet has launched a major...
Tibetans in Nagchu continue to be persecuted
26th March 2015
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Political prisoners released in poor health
More disappeared from Tsanden Monastery 38 year old...
Tibetan disappeared in Nagchu County, Tibet
25th March 2015
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Heavy surveillance and harassment in Tibetan monasteries
Ngawang Gyaltsen was secretly arrested by...