Tibet

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.

Ten Tibetans from restive Ngaba county sentenced to up to 14 years

Ten Tibetans from restive Ngaba county sentenced to up to 14 years

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 7: As many as 10 Tibetans from the restive Ngaba region in traditional Amdo province have been sentenced to up to 14 years by the Intermediate Peoples’ Court in Barkham, Ngaba prefecture, Lobsang Yeshe and Kanyag Tsering, spokespersons of the exile seat of Kirti monastery in Dharamsala said on Dec 6.

Dolma Tso being offered traditional Tibetan ceremonial scarves by local Tibetans.

Tibetan political prisoner released in poor health

By Lobsang Tenchoe

DHARAMSALA, Dec 5: Dolma Tso, a Tibetan political prisoner sentenced to three years for her alleged involvement in a self-immolation, was released yesterday after completing her sentence.