Tibet

Latest Tibetan self-immolator in critical condition, family and associates tortured by China

Latest Tibetan self-immolator in critical condition, family and associates tortured by China

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 22: Pema Gyaltsen, who set himself on fire on Mar 18 in Nyarong county in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham is said to be in critical condition.

Film maker Pema Tseden’s ‘Tharlo’ wins big again

Film maker Pema Tseden’s ‘Tharlo’ wins big again

Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, March 21: Renowned Tibetan filmmaker Pema Tseden’s film ‘Tharlo’ has swept a Chinese film festival with three awards.

Tibetan singer released after four years’ imprisonment

Tibetan singer released after four years’ imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Feb 3: A popular Tibetan singer was released by the Chinese authorities after completing four years’ sentence.

China appoints Qi Zhala as new Tibet Governor

DHARAMSALA, Jan 16: China has appointed Qi Zhala, former communist party chief of Lhasa as the new Governor of Tibet on Sunday.

Tsegon Gyal on silent protest after arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities

Tsegon Gyal on silent protest after arbitrary detention by Chinese authorities

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 29: Chinese authorities have charged former political prisoner Tsegon Gyal of ‘inciting to split the country’ two weeks after his arbitrary detention, Dharamsala-based Tibetan advocacy group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) said.

Former political prisoner Tsegon Gyal arbitrarily detained on unknown charges

Former political prisoner Tsegon Gyal arbitrarily detained on unknown charges

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 22: Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, (TCHRD) a Dharamsala-based Tibetan advocacy group, today expressed deep concern over Chinese authorities’ arbitrary detention of former political Prisoner Tsegon Gyal on unknown Charges.

Tibetan youth arrested for solo protest in restive Ngaba county

Tibetan youth arrested for solo protest in restive Ngaba county

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 20: A Tibetan youth has been arrested by Chinese police in restive Ngaba county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo for carrying out a lone protest against China’s continued repressive rule in Tibet.

Aru Range before and after the avalanche.
Image- NASA

Tibetan glaciers melting due to climate change

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 14: Global warming has likely caused the twin massive ice avalanches in the western Tibet, researchers suggest and warn that the disaster could become more frequent in the region.

Tibetan man self-immolates in Machu, toll reaches 146

Tibetan man self-immolates in Machu, toll reaches 146

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 9: A Tibetan who self-immolated yesterday in Machu county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo has been identified as Tashi Rabten, Gu-Chu-Sum Movement of Tibet said in its report today.

Two Tibetan political prisoners released from eastern Tibet

Two Tibetan political prisoners released from eastern Tibet

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 8: Chinese authorities have released two Tibetan political prisoners, Akhu Gyatak and Kunme from traditional Tibetan province of Amdo.