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Tibetan political prisoner released after nine years
8th March 2021
Former Tibetan political prisoner Gangbu Rikgye Nyima
Gangbu Rikgye Nyima was released a year early due to poor health resulting from torture
Three Tibetan teens arrested, and one tortured for failure to register WeChat group
4th March 2021
A photo has emerged of Dadul, one of the students, with two broken legs.
Tibet ranked as the least free place in the world
4th March 2021
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US organisation releases its latest report on freedom in the world
Party leader calls for a Olympic boycott in parliament
26th February 2021
Sir Ed Davey
Liberal Democrat Sir Ed Davey told the House of Commons that athletes "under no circumstances" should be "used as...
Tibetan environmental activist dies in hospital following treatment in prison
18th February 2021
Kunchok Jinpa, who participated in huge protests in Driru in 2013, died earlier this month
Tibetan landscape continues to feel effects of glacier collapse
17th February 2021
An image of the July 2016 glacier collapse (Source: NASA Earth Observatory)
Experts say climate change was behind the collapse of two glaciers in western Tibet in 2016
Report highlights China's military build-up in Tibet
15th February 2021
Troops on the border between India and occupied Tibet (Source: Tibetan Journal)
The militarisation of Tibet continues even as Chinese and Indian forces pull back from frontline
Mass imprisonments in central Tibet revealed seven years later
10th February 2021
Namdak, who was arrested in 2013 (RFA)
Sources reveal previously unknown arrests from 2013
Chinese state media company loses licence to broadcast in the UK
5th February 2021
CGTN had its license revoked after ruling by communications regulator Ofcom after the watchdog cited a lack of...
Tibetan arrested for spreading “rumours” about coronavirus
4th February 2021
Blurred image of Tse detained by local authorities
Crackdown on communication about coronavirus continues in eastern Tibet
Teaching Tibetan Language in Tibetan Schools declared “unconstitutional”
1st February 2021
Chinese authorities have declared that local laws requiring the use of spoken and written languages among “ethnic...
Tibetan mantra replaced with Chinese Flag
29th January 2021
Further evidence of Tibetan culture being erased has surfaced in Central Tibet
Tibetans celebrate as language advocate Tashi Wangchuk finally released
27th January 2021
The former political prisoner was arrested in November 2015, after the publication of an interview by the New York...
Chinese military choppers spotted over Potala following a new US Act
26th January 2021
The choppers flying over Lhasa, Tibet
The choppers were spotted a few days after the US Congress passed the Tibetan Policy and Support Act of 2020...
19-year-old Tibetan monk Tenzin Nyima dies from injuries after police detention
22nd January 2021
Relatives and local villagers raised funds to try to keep Tenzin Nyima alive after police violence left him a coma
Tashi Wangchuk, Tibetan language advocate, is expected to be released after five years
20th January 2021
Free Tibet has repeatedly pushed for Tashi’s release after his 2016 detention
After five years...
Tibetan self-immolation protest revealed after five years of censorship
18th January 2021
Protests in Driru
Shurmo’s self-immolation protest in Driru County came to light last week after being censored by CCP...
New reports highlight dramatic plunge in human rights under the CCP
15th January 2021
The Chinese flag flying outside the Potala Palace in Lhasa (Xinhua)
Free Tibet’s findings feature heavily in Conservative Party report, which calls on UK to re-think relationship with the...
Tibetan nomad imprisoned for Dalai Lama posts
11th January 2021
Lhundup was sentenced to one year in prison for social media posts.
A Tibetan nomad was imprisoned...
Former political prisoner released from jail
11th January 2021
Picture of Akyakya
Akyakya was arrested for organising celebrations for the Dalai Lama’s birthday.