Latest news & blogs

Tibetan monks holding classes for children will be punished, China warns

6th February 2019
Local authorities in Tibet warn lessons in monasteries are prohibitedRead more

Human rights groups call for UN resolution against Chinese abuses

30th January 2019
Over forty human rights group sign an open letter demanding a UN resolution against abuses in China.Read more

Tibetan political prisoner released

24th January 2019
Choekyi spent four years behind bars for talking about the Dalai Lama.Read more

Local Tibetan activist held without trial

24th January 2019
A Tibetan anti-corruption campaigner has had his detention extended again.Read more

Religious expression curbed in Lhasa

16th January 2019
Chinese authorities warn Tibetans to keep away from religious festivals over winter.Read more

China escalates its military capability in Tibet

9th January 2019
New technology developed following border disputes between China and IndiaRead more

Evicted monks and nuns regather at Larung Gar

9th January 2019
Former residents mark anniversary of the death of the site's founderRead more

Patriotic events aim to co-opt Tibetan Buddhists

7th January 2019
In December 2018, Chinese authorities put on public displays to foster links between Beijing and Tibet.Read more

Hundreds of Tibetans ordered to immediately return from pilgrimage sites

4th January 2019
Tibetans are faced with harsh travel restrictions and intimidation as they set out to visit pilgrimage sites in...Read more

Interview: Why do we need a Tibetan flag emoji?

4th January 2019
This interview with Pema, one of the campaigners behind the...Read more

2018 - our year in review

25th December 2018
This year was a busy year for the Free Tibet team! Read all about it in our year in review. 2018 was...Read more

'Hundred Days' campaign launched in Amchok

21st December 2018
Authorities in eastern Tibet’s Sangchu County have stepped up efforts against dissent.Read more

Teenage monk beaten and detained following solo protest

17th December 2018
Sangye Gyatso called for Tibetan freedom before being attacked by police officers in Ngaba CountyRead more

Two Self-Immolations in Ngaba

14th December 2018
Reports of two Tibetan teenagers self-immolating has been confirmed.Read more

Tibetan human rights advocate Palden Gyatso passes away at the age of 85

30th November 2018
Palden Gyatso was the first Tibetan political prisoner to bring his experiences to the United NationsRead more

Speaker tour of tibetan voices

29th November 2018
One of our goals at Free Tibet is to spread the word about Tibet – the country, its occupation and what we can do...Read more

Monks undergo training in Chamdo

26th November 2018
Chinese authorities continue efforts to control Tibetan BuddhismRead more

Constitutional examinations across the Tibet Autonomous Region

23rd November 2018
Earlier this month, Chinese authorities launched a patriotic online legal test for Tibetans.Read more

Residents of eastern Tibet face their water supply being diverted

16th November 2018
Provincial authorities plan to divert the Yellow River away from Amdo and towards the city of XiningRead more