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Three new airports for Tibet confirmed
12th June 2018
China official media confirmed construction plan for three new airports in TAR.
Tibetan monk released after seven years in prison
8th June 2018
Lobsang Tenzin was imprisoned in 2011 for his alleged role in a self-immolation protest.
UN human rights experts condemn jailing of Tashi Wangchuk
6th June 2018
International experts reiterate their calls for release of Tibetan language advocate.
Tibetan farm land confiscated for new airport
6th June 2018
Locals hit by China’s efforts to boost tourist numbers in Tibet
Political Prisoner released two months late after 10 years in Prison
1st June 2018
Political prisoner Dashar was released in May, two months late. He had already completed a 10-year prison sentence
Lhasa officials plan security for Saga Dawa Festival
28th May 2018
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Chinese authorities have set out a further series of measures to control Tibetan religious celebrations.
Tibetan football gets global kick off in London
25th May 2018
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Tibetan team competing with 15 other squads in the CONIFA World Cup.
Big Business Bending to Beijing
25th May 2018
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New trend sees China censoring western companies over supposed attacks on their sovereignty.
Language advocate Tashi Wangchuk sentenced to five years
22nd May 2018
Arrested after speaking out to the New York Times, his case has gained international attention.
China arbitrarily arrests elderly Tibetan man
18th May 2018
Gangye, in his 50s, was forcefully taken away earlier this month.
Nomads left without compensation after land grab
17th May 2018
Nomadic families in Nyimo County, Central Tibet, appeal for justice one year after local authorities seized their land...
Schoolchildren blocked from joining Buddhist festivities
16th May 2018
Restrictions announced this week have once again prohibited many Tibetans from participating in Saga Dawa activities
Wave of restrictions imposed on Lithang County
4th May 2018
Tibetans in Lithang County experience tighter controls of religious and cultural activities.
In memory: Tsering Dhundup Gonkatsang
30th April 2018
Tibet Watch trustee Tsering Dhundup Gonkatsang passed away on Friday at the age of 66
US Senate recognises Tibetan Rights Day
26th April 2018
The vote yesterday also saw senators support the unique right of Tibetan Buddhist to choose the next Dalai Lama
MPs contact Liverpool FC, urging them to drop water deal
19th April 2018
The letter raises human rights concerns and calls on Liverpool's directors to reaffirm their commitment to human rights
Two Tibetan monks arrested
18th April 2018
Chinese police have detained two monks on allegations of posting illegal online material.
China disappears elderly woman on pilgrimage
13th April 2018
A Tibetan pilgrim has been secretly detained in Darlag County on route to Lhasa.
China detains Tibetan pilgrims
22nd March 2018
Chinese authorities have detained Tibetan pilgrims who visited spiritual sites in Nepal and India
Writer Shokjang freed from prison
19th March 2018
Shokjang was one of Tibet's most high-profile political prisoners. He served three years in prison.