Latest news & blogs

Blog: May must meet the Dalai Lama

29th September 2017
The next time the Dalai Lama visits the UK, it should be in No.10 with the PM.Read more

Blog: The crowd goes wild

22nd September 2017
Crowdfunding, when people contribute to a single project and make it happen through their collective funding...Read more

Tibetans forced from homes by Chinese authorities

21st September 2017
A threatening letter has been given to local Tibetans notifying them to handover their homes and land.Read more

Tibetan takes own life on Swiss rail line in protest

15th September 2017
A note has since been released confirming that Tashi Namgyal's suicide was a protest against the occupation and an...Read more

UN official criticises China's political detentions and death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

14th September 2017
UN High Commissioner recalled how Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death in prison left people around the world “shocked”.Read more

Blog: Both man and nature are endangered by Chinese intrusion in Tibet

12th September 2017
Heart-wrenching news came recently when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Valley of Nine Villages, in eastern TibetRead more

Political prisoner released after twelve years in prison

1st September 2017
Sonam Gyalpo was released on 27 August 2017 after spending twelve years in Chushul prison.Read more

Landslide hits Tibetan village leaving seven dead

1st September 2017
Earlier this week a Tibetan village was struck by a landslide resulting in a number of fatalities.Read more

Tibetans brutally beaten by Drango County security forces

29th August 2017
Locals taking part in a peaceful prayer ritual hospitalised after random attack by Chinese security officialsRead more

China appoints Communist Party members to take control of Larung Gar

25th August 2017
Six CCP members were appointed this week in line with orders released by local authorities last summerRead more

Thousands of residents at Yarchen Gar ordered to tear down their own homes

24th August 2017
An eyewitness was able to confirm that the Chinese authorities have stepped up demolitions of homes at the Buddhist...Read more

Political prisoner Adruk Lopoe released after 10 years

22nd August 2017
Adruk Lopoe was arrested in 2007 for protesting against the detention of his uncle, Runggye AdakRead more

U.S. State Department highlights China’s “widespread interference” in Tibetan Buddhism

18th August 2017
State Department report shines light on China’s suppression of Tibetan Buddhism.Read more

Blog: Free Tibet hits the road

18th August 2017
Festival season is a busy time! We’ve been doing more festivals this year, as we build up to our 30th anniversary.Read more

Tibetan monk released after two years in prison

15th August 2017
Gomar Choepel was imprisoned in 2015 for possessing pictures of the Dalai Lama.Read more

Note left by Larung Gar nun confirms suicide

14th August 2017
Last year, three nuns committed suicide amid the destruction of Larung Gar Buddhist Institute at the hands of the...Read more

Tibetan man in Chamdo beaten and detained after being accused of contacting outside world

9th August 2017
Chinese authorities detained Jampa Choegyal for two days and beat himRead more

Monk imprisoned for self-immolation released after six years

1st August 2017
Lobsang Kalsang set himself alight in 2011. He was released from prison on Saturday 29 July.Read more

Dharamsala authorities identify self-immolator

31st July 2017
Passang Dhondup set himself on fire on Saturday; he died as a result of his protestRead more