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Authorities in Tibet launch campaign to promote marriage between Tibetan and Han Chinese people

14th May 2020
The campaign was launched following the introduction of the controversial new Ethnic Unity law on 1 MayRead more

Former political prisoner passes away from lack of medical care in prison

11th May 2020
Choekyi passed away at the age of 43 last week.Read more

Former political prisoner passes away in Lhasa

6th May 2020
Tsering Bhakdro endured eight years in one of Tibet's most notorious prisonsRead more

Authorities investigate over 4,000 households in Tibet with ties outside the country

6th May 2020
Officials investigate Tibetan citizens with family members in exileRead more

Authorities offer up to $85,000 to citizen informers in Tibet

29th April 2020
The public have been asked to identify Tibetans who endanger “national unity” or criticise the Communist PartyRead more

Tibetan political prisoner dies of injuries from severe beating

29th April 2020
Tibetan political prisoner dies of injuries from severe beatingRead more

Tibetan man released after five years in prison for publicly supporting Dalai Lama

22nd April 2020
Tibetan political prisoner released in eastern TibetRead more

Tibetans forced to display portraits of CCP leaders

22nd April 2020
Tibetan households are now reportedly being forced by Chinese authorities to display the portraits of leading Chinese...Read more

Free Tibet launches petition calling for The Economist and Wall Street Journal to drop Chinese government material

16th April 2020
Free Tibet launches petition for The Economist and Wall Street Journal to drop sections paid for by ChinaRead more

Daily Telegraph stops publishing paid-for Chinese propaganda

15th April 2020
Chinese state media propaganda removed from The Telegraph website in recent daysRead more

Land to be confiscated from Tibetans as part of railway project construction

15th April 2020
Land confiscation has been met with protests by Tibetans in the past.Read more

Chinese official appointed to a UN Human Rights Council panel

6th April 2020
There has been much backlash against this decision.Read more

Three Tibetans detained for spreading “rumours” about coronavirus

3rd April 2020
Three Tibetans detained for five to ten days and fined 500 yuan for spreading coronavirus “rumours”Read more

Tibetan father and son arrested for listening to Dalai Lama teachings

2nd April 2020
Two Tibetans from the TAR were arrested in December on suspicion of loyalty to the Dalai Lama and listening to his...Read more

Chinese government relaxes the coronavirus lockdown in Tibet

1st April 2020
Many Tibetans are concerned as this could spark a second wave of the pandemic.Read more

Nepal upholds restrictions on Tibetans

27th March 2020
Tibetans in Nepal were once again banned from commemorating Tibetan National Uprising Day.Read more

Tibetan environmental defender and former political prisoner passes away

24th March 2020
Tashi Phuntsok, an associate of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, passed away earlier this monthRead more

10 Tibetans arrested in connection to coronavirus rumours

23rd March 2020
Crackdown by Chinese authorities continues.Read more

Crackdown on communications in areas of Tibet amidst coronavirus crisis

19th March 2020
Online communications in two Townships have been searched with 75 chat groups shut downRead more