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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.Read more

Heavy security deployment at Kumbum Monastery

9th March 2018
Chinese authorities have sent in security forces to monitor Tibetans as they observe butter sculpture festival.Read more

First Self-Immolation Protest of 2018

7th March 2018
Tsekho died after setting himself alight in Ngaba County in eastern TibetRead more

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.Read more

Tibetan political activist sentenced to three years

21st February 2018
Tsegon Gyal received his sentence in January after spending well over a year in detentionRead more

Tibetans mark Independence Day

13th February 2018
Celebrations in Dharamsala and around the world evoke a time when Tibet was independentRead more

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 IndiaRead more

Update: Lodoe Gyatso revealed to be in detention in Sog County

7th February 2018
Lodoe Gyatso disappeared in mysterious circumstances in Lhasa last weekRead more

Tibetan writer released from prison

5th February 2018
Tibetan political prisoner, Gartse Jigme, has been released from prison.Read more

Former Tibetan prisoner disappears again in Lhasa

30th January 2018
Renowned former political prisoner Lodoe Gyatso is the latest victim among the hundreds to be ‘disappeared’ for...Read more

Tibetans push back against the lack of Tibetan language in local courts

17th January 2018
Support for a petition to China's Supreme Court came from inside and outside TibetRead more

Report: Tibet remains among the least free places in the world

17th January 2018
Once more Tibet ranks as the second lowest for freedom in Freedom House’s annual worldwide surveyRead more

Tibet groups up pressure on Liverpool FC owner to drop controversial deal

15th January 2018
A mobile billboard hit the streets of Liverpool on Sunday, calling on the club's owner to end its partnership with...Read more

One week later - no verdict on Tashi Wangchuk

12th January 2018
The Chinese authorities have provided no information since last Friday. Meanwhile Tashi Wangchuk remains in detentionRead more

Tashi Wangchuk trial goes ahead

8th January 2018
Tashi Wangchuk denied "inciting separatism" during his four-hour hearing. He is now awaiting the verdictRead more

Tashi Wangchuk set to stand trial next week

31st December 2017
Tashi Wangchuk was arrested in 2016. His case has drawn international attentionRead more

Former monk sacrifices himself for Tibet

25th December 2017
Kunbey is one of at least six Tibetans to have set himself on fire in Tibet in 2017Read more

China tightens security around Larung Gar

22nd December 2017
Screening procedures including scanners and ID cards have been introduced as residents are forced to prove to local...Read more

Blog: our year in review

22nd December 2017
2017 has been such a busy year, and we have done so much.Read more

Eight-year-old excluded from school due to father's political activities

21st December 2017
Namkyi Dolma's father was arrested for his role in protests in 2008Read more