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Stand-off between community and authorities after fatal protest

23rd January 2013
Authorities refuse to release body for funeral Kunchok Kyab died after setting himself alight at...Read more

China’s ‘deep grief’ over Tibetan self-immolations

22nd January 2013
Chinese ambassador’s PR offensive also claims Tibetans enjoy religious freedom China’s...Read more

Second self-immolation protest of 2013

18th January 2013
28 year-old Dupchoek set himself alight at an open-air basketball court in Ngaba at 3.15 in the afternoon. He...Read more

Protests continue into 2013

12th January 2013
First Tibetan to set himself on fire this year A Tibetan man has died after setting fire to himself...Read more

Censorship in China a distant second to Tibet

11th January 2013
Tibetan voices are silenced and punishment for speaking out is swift and severeRead more

Tourism boom in Tibet

9th January 2013
Despite ongoing crisis, authorities expect to see 15 million tourists annually by 2015 Tourism in...Read more

2012: A year of unprecedented protests

20th December 2012
Tibetans have been protesting against the Chinese oppressive regime on a scale never seen before....Read more

UK and EU call on China to “show restraint” over self-immolations

19th December 2012
Europeans join North American governments in "expressing concern" over China's response...Read more

Monks detained for sharing information

14th December 2012
Three monks arrested after protest in Chabcha Songrab Gyatso, Dragsang and Yeshi Sangpo were arrested...Read more

16-year-old is the fourth child to die in self-immolation protests

10th December 2012
Eight Tibetans under-18 have now set themselves on fireRead more

The plight of Tibet's children

10th December 2012
Free Tibet report reveals life under occupation On international human rights day, Free Tibet reveals...Read more

Two young men die in protest against China's occupation of Tibet

8th December 2012
Two 23-year-old Tibetan men died today after setting fire to themselves in separate protests against China.Read more

China exploits trade ties for political benefit

6th December 2012
International trading partners feel chill if they meet the Dalai Lama This week’s...Read more

Monk dies as self-immolation protests go on

4th December 2012
Individual Tibetans currently setting themselves alight almost every day 29-year-old Lobsang Gedun...Read more

"British foreign policy on Tibet is whatever China wants it to be"

3rd December 2012
“Weakness” of Cameron government exploited by China Two UK government ministers were...Read more

Tibetan solidarity

30th November 2012
People across Tibet hold two-day fast in support of protests This week, about 60 Tibetans from all...Read more

Last message of teenage nun

29th November 2012
17-year-old leaves photo and note before setting herself on fire Last Sunday, 17-year-old Sangye...Read more

Teenager dies after setting himself on fire

29th November 2012
The 18-year-old protester is the eighth Tibetan in a week to self-immolate Teenager Sangay Tashi has...Read more

Prayers of solidarity for protester

29th November 2012
Thousands resist heavy military presence to pay their respects Despite large numbers of Chinese...Read more

Father of three dies

28th November 2012
Self-immolation protests show no signs of stopping Protests at China's occupation of Tibet continue...Read more