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Wangdak in an undated photo

Three more Tibetans killed in detention, death toll from Denma shooting incident reaches five

DHARAMSALA, Aug 19: Three Tibetans who were injured on Aug 12 as Chinese police opened fire on unarmed Tibetan protesters in Denma Township in Kardze Prefecture’s Sershul County have been killed in detention, latest reports coming out of eastern Tibet say.

Two Tibetans die in detention as authorities continue to deprive treatment to Tibetans with gunshot wounds

DHARAMSALA, Aug 18: Emerging reports from Tibet say two Tibetans have died and scores of have been detained following the latest shooting incident in eastern Tibet where, according to earlier reports, at least ten Tibetan protesters were believed to have sustained gunshots.

New York Tibetans protest in front of UN over shooting incident in Tibet

New York Tibetans protest in front of UN over shooting incident in Tibet

DHARAMSALA, Aug 15: A group of Tibetan residents of New York staged a protest in front of the United Nations on Aug 14 demanding the world organization to speak on Tibet and condemn China on the recent shooting incident in eastern Tibet where Chinese police opened fire on a crowd of Tibetan protesters, injuring at least ten Tibetans.

Oversees delegates praise China at Tibet forum in Lhasa

Oversees delegates praise China at Tibet forum in Lhasa

DHARAMSALA, Aug 14: China’s much criticized development policy in Tibet was praised profusely by oversees delegates at a two-day symposium held from August 12 to 13 in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.

Former Tibetan political prisoner smuggles list of fellow prisoners into exile

Former Tibetan political prisoner smuggles list of fellow prisoners into exile

DHARAMSALA, Aug 13: A former Tibetan political prisoner who arrived in India recently has smuggled a list of 45 Tibetans who were arrested during and after the 2008 Tibetan Uprising.

Photo: TYC

45th TYC Working Committee Meeting kicks off in Gangtok

DHARAMSALA, Aug 12: Over a hundred participants from Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) Regional Chapters in India, Nepal and Bhutan have gathered in Gangtok, Sikkim for the 45th Tibetan Youth Congress Working Committee Meeting.

Local Tibetans lining up the path to welcome Lama Dawa Rinpoche.

China allows banned Tibetan lama to visit his monastery

DHARAMSALA, Aug 11: In an unusual move, a senior Tibetan spiritual teacher who has been sentenced to seven years’ imprisonment and barred from maintaining any contacts with his monastery in connection with the search of the monastery’s spiritual head has been allowed to return to his monastery and conduct teachings.

Eight Tibetans sentenced up to 9 years’ imprisonment

DHARAMSALA, Aug 7: Chinese authorities in eastern Tibet have sentenced eight Tibetans up to 9 years of imprisonment over their alleged involvement in the explosion of a police station in 2012, reports Tibet.net, the exile Tibetan administration’s official website.

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (in white shirt) instructing relief workers at the earthquake zone in the town of Longtoushan in Ludian County in southwest China's Yunnan Province Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.
(Photo: Yao Dawei-AP)

At least 398 people dead as 6.5 magnitude quake hits China

DHARAMSALA, Aug 5: At least 398 people have been killed and more than 1800 injured after a powerful earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale jolted south-west China’s Yunnan province.

A photo of Rongye Adak speaking at the horse racing festival in 2007.

Tibetan activists perform street play calling for Rongye Adak’s release

DHARAMSALA, Aug 2: A Tibetan organization known for its unique style of activism performed a street play on Aug 1, recalling the turn of events that led to a Tibetan nomad’s imprisonment for eight years for openly expressing the wishes and aspirations of the Tibetan people at a horse racing festival in Lithang in former Kham province of traditional Tibet.