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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.
Heavy security deployment at Kumbum Monastery
9th March 2018
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Chinese authorities have sent in security forces to monitor Tibetans as they observe butter sculpture festival.
First Self-Immolation Protest of 2018
7th March 2018
Tsekho died after setting himself alight in Ngaba County in eastern Tibet
UN experts denounce imprisonment of Tashi Wangchuk
23rd February 2018
“We urge the Chinese authorities to release Mr. Wangchuk immediately” says UN human rights Special Rapporteurs.
Tibetan political activist sentenced to three years
21st February 2018
Tsegon Gyal received his sentence in January after spending well over a year in detention
Tibetans mark Independence Day
13th February 2018
Celebrations in Dharamsala and around the world evoke a time when Tibet was independent
Monk imprisoned while visiting family in Tibet
9th February 2018
Tashi Choeyang was arrested and secretly sentenced to six years while he visited his family from India
Update: Lodoe Gyatso revealed to be in detention in Sog County
7th February 2018
Lodoe Gyatso disappeared in mysterious circumstances in Lhasa last week