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New poll shows human rights abuses in Tibet are ignored amid China state info black-out
30th June 2017
Poll suggests a decline in knowledge over the years but also shows signs of hope
Landslide Buries Entire Village - around 100 still missing
27th June 2017
Many feared dead following the landslide in Maowun County, Ngaba
On Saturday, 24 June, at around 6 am...
EU challenges China over Larung Gar
26th June 2017
A Tibetan monk looking at Larung Gar monastery
UPDATE: We have since learned that, following the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue,...
Tibetan man slits throat in Lhasa protest
26th June 2017
Man took own life shouting 'freedom in Tibet'
An unidentified Tibetan man has died after...
Tibetan activist dies after years campaigning for a free Tibet
22nd June 2017
Sherab Tsedor passed away yesterday after a heart attack
A Tibetan activist and self-immolation...
Blog: A shout for Tibet
21st June 2017
In 2008, China was hosting the Olympic Games and whilst making an international public show of beating its chest with...
Blog: How it feels to lead a nationless nation
13th June 2017
An interview with Dr Lobsang Sangay by guest writer Charlotte Wigram-Evans.
Blog: From the Highlands to the Himalayas
7th June 2017
In 1995 I was working in north-east India, in an area with a strong Tibetan community, called Kalimpong.
Blog: The great firewall of China
1st June 2017
As the Digital Officer at Free Tibet, I spend much of my time in the online world. A large part of my job is taking the...
Restrictions limit Tibetans at key Saga Dawa festivities
31st May 2017
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Authorities in Lhasa have imposed harsh controls on hotels, restaurants and a school in the city...
Trump budget proposal slashes aid to Tibetans
30th May 2017
State Department budget proposal would cut aid to two key Tibetan organisations
Over a million...
Blog: Not made in China
23rd May 2017
The shop not only acts as a mechanism for raising funds to support our campaigning work, but also as a vehicle for...
Tibetan monk dies after self-immolating in eastern Tibet
20th May 2017
Jamyang Losel is the fourth Tibetan to have carried out a self-immolation protest this year
Parents of self-immolation protester Chakdor Kyab held by police
19th May 2017
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This is the second time that Chakdor Kyab's parents have been detained this month
The parents of...
Self-Immolation Protestor Released
15th May 2017
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Lobsang Gyatso has been released after five years’ imprisonment
A monk who carried out a self-...
First Ever Tibetan Calligraphy Day Celebrated
12th May 2017
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Tibetan Calligraphy Day was devised to celebrate Tibet's unique language and writing system
Tibetan teenager sets himself on fire
10th May 2017
16-year-old Chakdor Kyab is one of the youngest Tibetans to have carried out a self-immolation protest...
Blog: Free Tibet in Latvia
10th May 2017
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I’ve recently returned from an exhausting but wonderful trip to Riga, the capital of Latvia. This was the...
Two Tibetan prisoners released
4th May 2017
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Tsedup Kyi and Jamphel returned home to grand welcomes following their releases
Free Tibet has...
Tibetan environmental protest leader Tsewang Kyab dies
3rd May 2017
The leader of protests against a gold mine has died 11 months after police left him hospitalised...