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Protests in Tibet
Tibetans brutally beaten by Drango County security forces
29th August 2017
Locals taking part in a peaceful prayer ritual hospitalised after random attack by Chinese security officials
China appoints Communist Party members to take control of Larung Gar
25th August 2017
Six CCP members were appointed this week in line with orders released by local authorities last summer
Thousands of residents at Yarchen Gar ordered to tear down their own homes
24th August 2017
An eyewitness was able to confirm that the Chinese authorities have stepped up demolitions of homes at the Buddhist...
Political prisoner Adruk Lopoe released after 10 years
22nd August 2017
Adruk Lopoe was arrested in 2007 for protesting against the detention of his uncle, Runggye Adak
U.S. State Department highlights China’s “widespread interference” in Tibetan Buddhism
18th August 2017
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State Department report shines light on China’s suppression of Tibetan Buddhism.
Blog: Free Tibet hits the road
18th August 2017
Festival season is a busy time! We’ve been doing more festivals this year, as we build up to our 30th anniversary.
Tibetan monk released after two years in prison
15th August 2017
Gomar Choepel was imprisoned in 2015 for possessing pictures of the Dalai Lama.
Note left by Larung Gar nun confirms suicide
14th August 2017
Tsering Dolma's last note
Last year, three nuns committed suicide amid the destruction of Larung Gar Buddhist Institute at the hands of the...
Tibetan man in Chamdo beaten and detained after being accused of contacting outside world
9th August 2017
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Chinese authorities detained Jampa Choegyal for two days and beat him
Monk imprisoned for self-immolation released after six years
1st August 2017
Lobsang Kalsang set himself alight in 2011. He was released from prison on Saturday 29 July.
Dharamsala authorities identify self-immolator
31st July 2017
Passang Dhondup set himself on fire on Saturday; he died as a result of his protest
Tibetan student dies following self-immolation protest
24th July 2017
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Tenzin Choeying, who self-immolated on 14 July, succumbed to his injuries and died 8 days later
Tibetan Flag Defiantly Displayed in Ngaba
18th July 2017
Cultural Festival in Ngaba
The flag was flown in protest during a cultural festival in Ngaba
On 12 July, a Tibetan flag was hung...
Resistance to Plans to ‘Re-brand’ Another Monastery Into Tourist Destination
17th July 2017
Monks and locals at Kumbum Monastery react to China’s latest plan to convert a monastery into a tourist...
Tibetan Student sets self on fire in Sarnath, India
14th July 2017
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Young student penned letter stating ‘I burn myself for Tibet’ before staging protest
Tibetan Musician Kalsang Yarphel Released
11th July 2017
Kalsang Yarphel Released
Kalsang Yarphel spent four years in prison for his politically themed music
The Tibetan musician...
UNESCO turns Tibetan land into World Heritage Site after controversial Chinese proposal
10th July 2017
On Friday, UNESCO added Kokoxili in Tibet to its World Heritage list, despite Tibetan objections...
Blog: The Dalai Lama's Birthday
6th July 2017
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Today we celebrate the Dalai Lama’s birthday, an activity that is banned in occupied Tibet.
Monk Sentenced to Three Years in Prison
5th July 2017
Jamyang Lodru, 36, has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by the Chinese authorities.
Two Monks Face Harsh and Arbitrary Prison Sentences
30th June 2017
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Earlier this month, a Chinese court sentenced Gendun Dhakpa, 40, and Lobsang Sherab, 36, to five and four years...