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Protests in Tibet
Tibetan Monk seized following protest marking historic date
20th March 2017
It has been reported that Lobsang Dhargay is now in a critical condition having...
24-year-old Tibetan sets himself on fire in eastern Tibet
19th March 2017
Police and security forces deployed to area while vigil is held in Dharamsala
A 24-year-old Tibetan...
Tashi Wangchuk, religious freedom raised at United Nations
16th March 2017
China's record criticised at UN Human Rights Council debate
China’s human rights record,...
Tibetans around the world mark Uprising Day
13th March 2017
Events co-organised by Free Tibet draw hundreds of supporters in London
Tibetans and Tibet supporters...
Tibetan man arrested for sharing pictures of the Dalai Lama and Tibetan flag
9th March 2017
Gendun is currently being held in detention in Kardze
A Tibetan man has been severely beaten and...
Blog: Year of the Firebird
3rd March 2017
Welcome to the future. According to the Tibetan calendar it’s the year 2144 and it’s the year of the...
UN experts express "serious concern" at Larung Gar evictions and demolitions
27th February 2017
Special Rapporteurs covering a range of human rights issues write to Beijing as threat of further demolitions...
Blog: Attending the Kalachakra
22nd February 2017
My Pilgrimage to Bodh Gaya to Attend the Kalachakra Teachings
The most recent Kalachakra Initiation...
Peaceful protester disappears after January arrest in southeast Tibet
17th February 2017
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20-year-old Sonam Tashi’s family uncertain of his status, six weeks after he was seized for political...
Video: Massive display of military force at Tibetan monastery
16th February 2017
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Hundreds of soldiers and police deployed around Kumbum Monastery during key religious festival
Military build-up on Tibetan borders as pilgrims prepare for prayer festival
13th February 2017
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New footage shows authorities blocking pilgrims’ right of way amid tensions over Tibetan Uprising...
Blog: The year of protest
10th February 2017
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January has often been a quiet month. Not this year. The streets of London – and many other cities - have been...
China responds to UN on torture record
7th February 2017
The response includes the claim that there is no suppression of activists or defence lawyers by the Chinese...
Blog: Inspired by the Dalai Lama
6th February 2017
On 10 December 1989 the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to someone who described himself as a “simple monk from...
Tibetan musician freed after four years in jail
3rd February 2017
Amchok Phuljung was imprisoned in 2012 shortly after the release of his fifth album in which he openly praised...
US watchdog reports: Tibet among the least free places in the world
2nd February 2017
Tibet remains the second least free place in the world in Freedom House’s annual survey
Letter from monk, former prisoner, expresses defiance and hope
31st January 2017
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Letter from Jigme Guri was smuggled out of Tibet in November last year
Free Tibet has acquired a...
Colourful protests mark one-year anniversary of language advocate's detention
30th January 2017
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If found guilty, Tashi Wangchuk could serve 15 years in prison for ‘splittism’.
Tibetan language activist set to stand trial
18th January 2017
Tashi Wangchuk faces up to 15 years in prison after prosecutors conclude second investigation
Swiss govt enforces no-protest zone on Tibet demonstrations
16th January 2017
Clampdown on demonstration comes amid growing China-Switzerland trade with the two countries having signed a...