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Tibetan environmental protest leader Tsewang Kyab dies
3rd May 2017
The leader of protests against a gold mine has died 11 months after police left him hospitalised...
Tibetan political prisoner freed after nine-year jail term
28th April 2017
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The monk, in his mid-40s, was arrested following widespread protests across Tibet in March 2008...
Monk released after three years in prison
21st April 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso was imprisoned for protesting with a hand-drawn Tibetan flag in 2014
A Tibetan monk...
Blog: Back from Brussels
20th April 2017
This year, the “intersection of technology and human rights” was located in Brussels. I’m talking...
VIDEO: Monk carries out self-immolation protest in Tibet
16th April 2017
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The unnamed monk was taken away by police, his current condition and whereabouts are unknown
Blog: Don't Torch Tibet
11th April 2017
My heart raced as I printed off a downloaded Tibetan flag – the words “Don’t Torch Tibet” stamped across the bottom.
Tibetan Political Prisoner Released After Nine Years in Prison
6th April 2017
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Tsultrim Gyatso was released on Saturday and has since returned home
A monk from Ngaba,...
Tibetan Self-Immolation Protest Survivor Released
4th April 2017
Lobsang Konchok, who self-immolated in 2011, has been released after over 5 years in prison
Tibetan political prisoner released after nine year term
3rd April 2017
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Activist monk jailed for sharing images of brutal March 2008 crackdown
Tibetan political prisoner...
Video: Tibet forced to observe holiday celebrating its 'liberation' by China
30th March 2017
China has imposed 'Serfs Emancipation Day' on Tibet since 2009
Free Tibet has acquired videos...
Police in violent crackdown on Tibetans days after self-immolation
27th March 2017
Arrests and beatings in Kardze follows high-profile protest
Chinese security personnel have been...
Police arrest witnesses at site of recent self-immolation protest
23rd March 2017
Bystanders at recent protest in eastern Tibet taken into custody
People nearby the self-immolation of...
Mother-of-two seized after solo protest
22nd March 2017
Woman arrested in Ngaba just days after similar action by young monk
A mother of two has been...
Assault on Larung Gar Resumes After New Order Issued
21st March 2017
Abbot of Buddhist Academy informs residents about evictions and demolitions
New orders have been...
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...