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China dismisses concerns following Human Rights Day
14th December 2016
Foreign Ministry Spokesman slams outside interference, brushes aside concerns about political prisoners...
“We are destined to self-immolate”
13th December 2016
Note left by Tashi Rabten explains his reasons for his fatal self-immolation
A note written by...
Nine Tibetans sentenced for organising Dalai Lama birthday celebrations
12th December 2016
Most of those sentenced had previously spent time in prison
Nine Tibetans in Ngaba,...
Text of letter to Prime Minister Theresa May on Human Rights Day
10th December 2016
Letter and vigil on Human Rights Day raised torture and political prisoners, including Tibetan language...
Family of Tibetan self-immolation protester detained
9th December 2016
Vigil held in Dharamsala for Tashi Rabten, who fatally set himself on fire yesterday
Self-immolation protester calls for freedom in Tibet
8th December 2016
Photo and video evidence show the protester carrying out his protest on a busy street
Dolma Tso released after three years in prison
7th December 2016
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Political prisoner welcomed home by hundreds in her community
Dolma Tso, from Ngaba (Ch: Aba) County...
Controversial footage shows nuns in choreographed performance
6th December 2016
Nuns dance to Chinese propaganda song; most likely forced to perform
Video footage has emerged on...
Blog: Building the Free Tibet team
2nd December 2016
There are ten people in our London office, including me. Some work for Free Tibet, some work for...
20 detained in villagers’ protest against dam
2nd December 2016
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Two villages at risk of being submerged due to the dam's construction
20 Tibetans have been...
Video: Nuns forced to undergo patriotic re-education
30th November 2016
Nuns in the video appear to have been recently returned from Larung Gar
A video has emerged of a...
Communist Party reshuffles Tibetan leadership
25th November 2016
Han Chinese CCP members hold top positions...
Mongolia resists pressure and hosts Dalai Lama
24th November 2016
Dalai Lama responds to Chinese criticism and hints at future meeting with Trump
Blog: Why I protest
18th November 2016
Your mobile phone most probably runs on a 'Made in China' lithium battery that China has mined out of my...
Blog: Rachel makes momos
15th November 2016
I love momos, so this week I put myself and my tiny kitchen to the challenge of making momos from scratch - a daunting...
Over 5,000 call on China to stop the torture in Tibet
11th November 2016
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Petition calls on China to comply with international law and stop torture in Tibet
Over 4,000 removed from Larung Gar this year
10th November 2016
Monks and nuns continue to face new restrictions on their religion and access to the site
Blog: Demonstrations and celebrations
10th November 2016
Worldwide protests, meeting with the FCO and celebrating a 10th anniversary
China snubs Slovakia after Dalai Lama meeting
8th November 2016
Dalai Lama meeting Slovakian President, 2016 Dalai Lama meeting Slovakian President, 2016 (Credit: Slovak Spectator)
Slovakia’s government is the latest to be put under pressure by China
China has raised its...
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...