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Tibetan former political prisoner dies from chronic ill health
16th April 2019
Lekshey Thubten dies due to long-term poor health following release from prison
Lekshey Thubten, a...
US warns access to Tibet is increasingly limited
3rd April 2019
A report to US Congress demonstrates the tightening restrictions regulating America citizens, including the country’s...
Monks at Sera Monastery lectured on patriotism and separatism
29th March 2019
Communist Party officials use press conference to introduce a range of new policies and restrictions
Tibetan protesters develop “severe” health conditions in Chinese prison
28th March 2019
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Tibetan activists and monks have developed paralysis and eye problems in Chinese run prisons.
“Severe” security clampdown in Tibet over the 60th anniversary of the national uprising
19th March 2019
Chinese police doing a spot security check in Tibet. March 2019.
Beijing boosted security in Lhasa for 10 March.
“We will keep fighting. We are not defeated”: Tibetans protest in London for 1959 anniversary
13th March 2019
Tibetan Protest, London. 10 March 2019. Credit: Free Tibet.
Tibetans protest outside the Chinese embassy in London on 10 March.
China installed new surveillance in Tibet ahead of 1959 anniversary
13th March 2019
Facial Recognition. Credit: Shutterstock & Naked Security
Facial recognition cameras were installed in Lhasa taxis ahead of 10 March.
Renewed fears of Chinese censorship at Google
7th March 2019
Employees at the tech company discover ongoing work on Project Dragonfly
Beijing pushes ahead with crackdown on religion in China and Tibet
6th March 2019
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Beijing to continue crackdown on religion, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said, despite growing international condemnation.
China introduces new textbook for Tibetan children as Beijing urges unity
4th March 2019
18 Sept 2015. Students follow a Tibetan-language lesson at the Lhasa-Beijing Experimental Middle School on the outskirts of Lhasa, capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in China.
Beijing releases new textbook for Tibetan children.
Chinese authorities order Tibetans to demolish their homes
4th March 2019
A Tibetan building is torn down near Qinghai Lake in an undated photo.
Tibetans ordered to demolish homes in eastern Tibet.
CCP cadres dispatched to Chamdo
1st March 2019
Beijing boasts of efforts to promote patriotism throughout Tibet.
Heightened Security at Kumbum Monastery
28th February 2019
Police monitor Tibetan worshippers during New Year festivities
Beijing closes Tibet to foreigners over 60th anniversary of the 1959 uprising
26th February 2019
Tourists in Tibet
Beijing closes Tibet to foreigners for anniversary of 1959 uprising.
China bars lawyer of jailed Tibetan activist from visiting client as “tense” anniversary approaches
20th February 2019
Imprisoned Tashi Wangchuk has been denied access to his lawyer by Chinese authorities
Over 10,000 sign petition rejecting a Tibetan as university student president in Toronto
18th February 2019
Chinese student creates petition to challenge Tibetan after she wins university election in Canada.
Tibetan New Year celebrations curbed by Chinese authorities
15th February 2019
Restrictions put on Losar festivities in Tibet.
Report: Tibet ranked the second least free place in the world
11th February 2019
Analysis by Freedom House highlights ongoing human rights concerns.
Tibetan monks holding classes for children will be punished, China warns
6th February 2019
Tibetan children in a classroom (Credit Jim McGill)
Local authorities in Tibet warn lessons in monasteries are prohibited
Human rights groups call for UN resolution against Chinese abuses
30th January 2019
National flags outside the UNAA
Over forty human rights group sign an open letter demanding a UN resolution against abuses in China.