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Tibetan writer held without trial for two years

21st June 2021
The official reason for Lhundup's arrest has still not been givenRead more

Tibet: behind the facade

14th June 2021
The version of Tibet that the CCP does not want you to seeRead more

New directive in Larung Gar forbids outsiders entry

8th June 2021
Large-scale gatherings banned and tourism discouraged in Larung Gar, while Xi Jinping’s Party history campaign...Read more

Penpa Tsering elected president of Central Tibetan Administration

14th May 2021
After the final round on 11 April, the results of the presidential elections made Penpa Tsering the new SikyongRead more

An interview with Tenpa Dhargye - the solo Tibetan protester in Paris

4th May 2021
In the midst of a buzzing crowd of tourists, who were busy taking selfies in front of the Eiffel tower, stood Tenpa...Read more

Forced relocations and militarisation of border regions continue in Central Tibet

30th April 2021
Tibetans in Dingri investigated and coerced into calling for their exiled relatives to returnRead more

Free Tibet poll finds three-quarters of Brits want Chen Quanguo banned

21st April 2021
A new poll commissioned by Free Tibet and conducted by polling company Survation has found that 75% of the UK...Read more

Six Tibetans arrested ahead of CCP’s centenary celebration

21st April 2021
Whereabouts of Tibetan writers and former political prisoners remain unknownRead more

Tibetans detained and interrogated for burning incense

15th April 2021
The detentions in eastern Tibet led to the arrest of Thubten PhuntsokRead more

Massive gold mining operation underway in eastern Tibet

15th April 2021
Local Tibetan residents grow concerned about the environmental impact and the lack of consent for the project.Read more

Tibetan man imprisoned for posting ‘illegal’ contents on WeChat in 2014

30th March 2021
Tashi Gayal shared photographs of the Dalai Lama which are banned in Tibet by the Chinese government.Read more

China bans UK and EU citizens and groups

26th March 2021
China retaliates by imposing their own sanctions against 9 UK citizensRead more

Western sanctions target Chinese officials, avoid Chen Quanguo

23rd March 2021
Party Secretary who pioneered repressive measures against Tibetans and Uyghurs is not held to account.Read more

Tower Hamlets one step closer to naming street after Tibet

18th March 2021
The council has agreed to explore renaming roads around the planned new Chinese EmbassyRead more

10 times Tibet Watch made a difference

15th March 2021
Our research partner Tibet Watch , based in Dharamsala, works tirelessly to...Read more

Lessons from 1959

10th March 2021
Namgyal from Free Tibet explains the resistance of 1959 and how it gives hope for Tibetans todayRead more

Tibetans face restrictions ahead of Tibetan Uprising Day

9th March 2021
Tibetans in eastern Tibet banned from traveling to other parts of Tibet until AprilRead more