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Protests in Tibet
Elderly monk carries out self-immolation protest in eastern Tibet
29th November 2017
Tenga, 63, was taken away by police. His current condition is unknown
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-...
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 Lama
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 arrested
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...
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 Tibet
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...
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 separatism
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.
Blog: To Dharamsala and back again
16th October 2017
For the 30th anniversary of the 1987 protests, I headed to Dharamsala.
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...
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.
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...
China continues crackdown on WeChat in Tibet
4th October 2017
New measures have been introduced to restrict Tibetans freedom of expression online.
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.
New report sheds light on Tibetan uprising of 1987 and the founding of Free Tibet
28th September 2017
New photographs and first-hand accounts from protests in Tibet in the late-1980s
Blog: The crowd goes wild
22nd September 2017
Crowdfunding, when people contribute to a single project and make it happen through their collective funding...
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.
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...
UN official criticises China's political detentions and death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
14th September 2017
Tenzin Delek Rinpoche
UN High Commissioner recalled how Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death in prison left people around the world “shocked”.