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Protests in Tibet
Tibetan woman dies in self-immolation protest
28th August 2015
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Protest follows demolition of houses
Tashi Kyi set herself alight on the night of 27 August 2015 in...
China denies villagers’ right to government financial aid
27th August 2015
Tibetans arrested for carrying out peaceful protests
Large numbers of Tibetans turned out to protest...
China to mine revered Tibetan site for uranium
25th August 2015
Tibetan protesters threatened with military deployment
On 10 August 2015, a government sponsored...
17-year-old lone protester arrested
20th August 2015
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Security intensified in Lithang County
Solo protester arrested by police on...
"China's repression of Tibetans has now crossed all limits"
18th August 2015
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Young mother's protest leads to arrest
On 15 August, Woekar Kyi, the mother of a four-year-old...
Security stepped up ahead of Tibet anniversary
14th August 2015
China celebrates but fears Tibetan resistance
As China prepares to mark the 50th anniversary of the...
Police beat Tibetans after cultural show
11th August 2015
Tibetan cultural show
Tibetans told to perform in expensive costumes to show “economic prosperity”
Tibetan flag flies high despite threats by China
10th August 2015
Tibet balloon takes to the skies
Chinese officials have demanded that organisers of balloon festivals...
Unjust sentences served by Tibetan political prisoners
3rd August 2015
Eight years for calling for the Dalai Lama’s return to Tibet
Tibetan nomad, Runggye Adak was...
Beijing wins Winter Olympics 2022
31st July 2015
Narrow victory for favourites but Tibet campaign widely covered
Beijing won its bid to host the...
After Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, another political prisoner dies in jail
27th July 2015
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Again, authorities reject family pleas and cremate body
A 64-year-old father of eight has become the...
Protests after ‘land grab’ in Ngaba
24th July 2015
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Armed police threaten protesters
‘Bullying’ officials have left twenty families without...
Pressure builds over Beijing 2022 Olympic bid
23rd July 2015
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China activists call for rejection: decision 8 days from now
With the International Olympics...
Relatives of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche arrested
21st July 2015
Armed forces deployed in political prisoner's hometown: movements of Tibetans restricted
“Come together in the power of unity for Tibet”
20th July 2015
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Last testament of protester
Free Tibet has confirmed that Sonam Topgyal, a 27-year-old monk who...
Tenzin Delek Rinpoche cremated in prison despite worldwide outcry
16th July 2015
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UPDATE: China says political prisoner died of heart attack
20 July: Chinese state media is...
Photographs emerge of injuries from Tenzin Delek Rinpoche protests
15th July 2015
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Free Tibet presses UK government for action
Free Tibet has obtained photographs from Tibet of...
China violently suppresses Tenzin Delek Rinpoche protest
14th July 2015
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More than 20 Tibetan demonstrators taken to hospital
China’s security forces have broken up a...
Key Tibetan political prisoner dies in jail
13th July 2015
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China refuses to release body: thousands gather to protest
65-year-old Tenzin Delek Rinpoche has died...
Young Tibetan carries out self-immolation protest in Tibet
10th July 2015
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Intense fear as China’s armed security forces flood Yushu
Sonam Topgyal set himself on fire...