Latest news & blogs

Tashi Wangchuk set to stand trial next week

31st December 2017
Tashi Wangchuk was arrested in 2016. His case has drawn international attentionRead more

Former monk sacrifices himself for Tibet

25th December 2017
Kunbey is one of at least six Tibetans to have set himself on fire in Tibet in 2017Read more

China tightens security around Larung Gar

22nd December 2017
Screening procedures including scanners and ID cards have been introduced as residents are forced to prove to local...Read more

Blog: our year in review

22nd December 2017
2017 has been such a busy year, and we have done so much.Read more

Eight-year-old excluded from school due to father's political activities

21st December 2017
Namkyi Dolma's father was arrested for his role in protests in 2008Read more

Blog: London Tibetfest 2017

6th December 2017
We spent months thinking and planning and hoping... and Tibetfest was fabulous.Read more

Elderly monk carries out self-immolation protest in eastern Tibet

29th November 2017
Tenga, 63, was taken away by police. His current condition is unknownRead more

Liverpool FC’s Tibet Water deal slammed in EU Parliament

22nd November 2017
MEP Molly Scott-Cato criticised the "poorly thought-through deal" as human rights were raised during discussions on EU-...Read more

Canada calls on China to accept UN visit to Panchen Lama

21st November 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs calls on China to allow the United Nations High Commissioner to visit the Panchen LamaRead more

Imprisoned monk released after five years in prison

16th November 2017
Lobsang Jinpa was accused of writing song lyrics for Tibetan musician Lolo, who was also arrestedRead more

China remains “the world’s worst abuser of internet freedom”

15th November 2017
Freedom House report includes cases of Tibetans being punished for online writings and communities having their...Read more

Tibet under Xi Jinping: Five years of suffocation

15th November 2017
Xi Jinping continues to push China’s voice on the world stage all the while covering up his crackdown in TibetRead more

Larung Gar religious festivities cancelled for second successive year

2nd November 2017
Local authorities stated they did not want large numbers of residents to gather. Since 2016 nearly 5,000 residents have...Read more

Xi Jinping consolidates power, outlines vision for increased control

26th October 2017
Tibetans inside Tibet were reportedly forced to watch Xi Jinping’s three-hour speech, which railed against separatismRead more

Blog: Sharing the message, spreading the word

25th October 2017
As well as getting out and speaking to people throughout the year, we have been ensuring coverage through the media.Read more

Blog: To Dharamsala and back again

16th October 2017
For the 30th anniversary of the 1987 protests, I headed to Dharamsala.Read more

Tibetan protester released early from prison in Machu County

12th October 2017
Kunchok Dhondup served nine years of a 12-year sentence. He has since returned home to a grand welcome from his local...Read more

Tashi Namgyal honoured by Tibetans at memorial ceremony

9th October 2017
More than 200 Tibetans turned out in the Swiss city of Lucerne to honour the Tibetan who took his own life last month.Read more

Tibet groups launch campaign against controversial Liverpool FC deal

5th October 2017
The Premier League giants signed an agreement with Chinese water-bottling company Tibet Water Resources Limited this...Read more

China continues crackdown on WeChat in Tibet

4th October 2017
New measures have been introduced to restrict Tibetans freedom of expression online.Read more