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Protests in Tibet
Hundreds forced to leave Larung Gar, others face threats and intimidation
7th November 2016
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New tactics include forcing residents to sign pledges, locking their rooms and threats of violence...
China re-elected to UN Human Rights Council
31st October 2016
Critics blast Chinese authorities for abuses and failure to meet own human rights standards
Jigme Guri released from prison
27th October 2016
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Jigme Guri was sentenced to five years in prison in 2011 for "attempting to split the nation"...
Tibetan monk in critical condition following arrest and beating
21st October 2016
Lobsang Tsultrim was seized by police after conducting a peaceful solo protest in Ngaba
Protesters turn out for Larung Gar on Day of Action
21st October 2016
Protests against the removals and demolitions took place in over 20 cities around the world
Over 180 Tibet groups condemn Larung Gar demolitions in joint statement
19th October 2016
The statement is part of a day of action taking place across the globe for Larung Gar
Tibetan volunteers clean up the environment
13th October 2016
The Keep Yushu Prefecture Clean Charitable Association aims to protect their local environment
New Tibet group formed in Taiwan
11th October 2016
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Taiwanese legislators have formed new Parliamentary Group for Tibet to support Tibetans living in Taiwan...
Musicians "arrested for singing" released after four years in prison
10th October 2016
Chakdor (left) and Pema Trinlay (right)
Pema Trinlay and Chakdor were cases in Free Tibet's Jailed Musicians campaign
Political prisoner released after three years in jail
5th October 2016
Choezin was arrested in 2013 following his sister’s fatal self-immolation protest
Blog: Greetings from Dharamsala
5th October 2016
I’m currently sitting in the Tibet Watch office in Dharamsala. The monsoon should have ended a few weeks ago but we’re...
New images show scale of damage to Larung Gar
4th October 2016
Wreckage from demolished buildings at Larung Gar
UPDATE: 5 October 2016 - Free Tibet has learned that, under pressure from China, the authorities at Larung Gar...
Opposing the Dalai Lama, the “highest priority”
3rd October 2016
Party officials aim to marginalise Dalai Lama inside and outside Tibet
The top Chinese Communist...
China’s record in Tibet criticised at UN Human Rights Council
21st September 2016
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China's policies in Tibet and restrictions on religion came under scrutiny at the UN Human Rights Council...
China's Panchen Lama increases his presence in Tibet
19th September 2016
Beijing’s handpicked Panchen Lama continues to make public appearances, instructs monks to maintain...
Two Tibetans sentenced after over a year in detention
16th September 2016
Jimpa Gyatso and Molam were arrested following Sangye's Tso's fatal protest against the occupation last...
Teacher released after nine years in prison
15th September 2016
Jamyang Kunkhen was arrested after protesting the arrest of Tibetan nomad Runggye Adak
Free Tibet has...
Blog: Going into Exile
13th September 2016
In the summer of 1999, I made the decision to help two Westerners who were researching a Chinese resettlement project...
Early release for imprisoned monk
12th September 2016
Ludup was released after serving four years in jail
A political prisoner arrested in connection with...
Blog: Fairs, Film Festivals and Fundraising
8th September 2016
I'm sitting on a train as I write this, whizzing through the channel tunnel on my way to Brussels for the...