Latest news & blogs

Larung Gar religious festivities cancelled for second successive year

2nd November 2017
Local authorities stated they did not want large numbers of residents to gather. Since 2016 nearly 5,000 residents have...Read more

Xi Jinping consolidates power, outlines vision for increased control

26th October 2017
Tibetans inside Tibet were reportedly forced to watch Xi Jinping’s three-hour speech, which railed against separatismRead more

Blog: Sharing the message, spreading the word

25th October 2017
As well as getting out and speaking to people throughout the year, we have been ensuring coverage through the media.Read more

Blog: To Dharamsala and back again

16th October 2017
For the 30th anniversary of the 1987 protests, I headed to Dharamsala.Read more

Tibetan protester released early from prison in Machu County

12th October 2017
Kunchok Dhondup served nine years of a 12-year sentence. He has since returned home to a grand welcome from his local...Read more

Tashi Namgyal honoured by Tibetans at memorial ceremony

9th October 2017
More than 200 Tibetans turned out in the Swiss city of Lucerne to honour the Tibetan who took his own life last month.Read more

Tibet groups launch campaign against controversial Liverpool FC deal

5th October 2017
The Premier League giants signed an agreement with Chinese water-bottling company Tibet Water Resources Limited this...Read more

China continues crackdown on WeChat in Tibet

4th October 2017
New measures have been introduced to restrict Tibetans freedom of expression online.Read more

Blog: May must meet the Dalai Lama

29th September 2017
The next time the Dalai Lama visits the UK, it should be in No.10 with the PM.Read more

Blog: The crowd goes wild

22nd September 2017
Crowdfunding, when people contribute to a single project and make it happen through their collective funding...Read more

Tibetans forced from homes by Chinese authorities

21st September 2017
A threatening letter has been given to local Tibetans notifying them to handover their homes and land.Read more

Tibetan takes own life on Swiss rail line in protest

15th September 2017
A note has since been released confirming that Tashi Namgyal's suicide was a protest against the occupation and an...Read more

UN official criticises China's political detentions and death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

14th September 2017
UN High Commissioner recalled how Tenzin Delek Rinpoche's death in prison left people around the world “shocked”.Read more

Blog: Both man and nature are endangered by Chinese intrusion in Tibet

12th September 2017
Heart-wrenching news came recently when a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the Valley of Nine Villages, in eastern TibetRead more

Political prisoner released after twelve years in prison

1st September 2017
Sonam Gyalpo was released on 27 August 2017 after spending twelve years in Chushul prison.Read more

Landslide hits Tibetan village leaving seven dead

1st September 2017
Earlier this week a Tibetan village was struck by a landslide resulting in a number of fatalities.Read more

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 officialsRead more

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 summerRead more

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...Read more