Tibet

An undated photo of Jamming Losel.

Tibetan monk self-immolates in eastern Tibet, toll reaches 150

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 20: A Tibetan monk has set himself on fire yesterday in Chentsa county in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo in an apparent protest against China’s repressive rule in Tibet.

China says some CPC officials funding Dalai Lama

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 2: A senior discipline inspection official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has condemned some party officials in Tibet for funding the Tibetan spiritual leader, the 14th Dalai Lama, saying such actions undermine the country’s ‘anti-separatist struggle’ and shows their lack of political integrity and discipline.

Tibetan political prisoner released after completing four years’ sentence

Tibetan political prisoner released after completing four years’ sentence

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, May 1: Tsedup Kyi, a Tibetan political prisoner sentenced to four years was released after completing her sentence.

Tibetan monk released after nine years’ imprisonment

Tibetan monk released after nine years’ imprisonment

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, April 29: A Tibetan monk from eastern Tibet who was arrested for taking part in the Pan-Tibet protests of 2008 was released by Chinese authorities after nine years in jail.

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.