Tibet

Tibetan man’s death leads to wider anti-mining protests

DHARAMSALA, MAY 12: A Tibetan man’s death after he jumped from a high government building in Tongbar Township in Tsawa Dzogang region in traditional Tibet’s Kham Province to protest against

A Tibetan monk offering traditional Tibetan scarf to Sonam Yarphel on his return home.

Tibetan political prisoner released early after serving over 6 years in jail

DHARAMSALA, May 9: A Tibetan political prisoner was released after serving over 6 years in Chinese prison in eastern Tibet. Sonam Yarphel, a native of Dhilyue Village in Chogri Township in Drango County in Sichuan’s Kardze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (TAP) was released on May 7 after serving six years and one month in prison for sending information about Tibetan protests […]

Lobsang Tenpa in an undated photo.

Young monk arrested after solitary protest in Ngaba County

DHARAMSALA, April 28: A young Tibetan monk was arrested in restive Ngaba County in the traditional Tibetan Province of Amdo for carrying out a solitary protest against Chinese rule in Tibet.

China detains four Tibetans for refusing to sell land

DHARAMSALA, April 25: Chinese authorities have detained four Tibetans in Palyul County in eastern Tibet for refusing to sell their land for Chinese mining activities.

Four Tibetans arrested in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, April 16: Chinese authorities have arrested four Tibetan natives of restive Sog County in Nagchu Prefecture in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tibetan man burns himself to death in eastern Tibet

Tibetan man burns himself to death in eastern Tibet

DHARAMSALA, April 16: A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in eastern Tibet in protest against continued Chinese rule in Tibet.

Writer Tsultrim Gyaltsen in an undated photo

Tibetan writer Tsultrim Gyaltsen and his friend Yougyal sentenced to 13 and 10 years’ jail term

DHARAMSALA, April 1: Tsultrim Gyaltsen, a young Tibetan writer who goes by the pen name, “Shogdril” and his friend Yougyal, a former policeman have been sentenced to 13 and 10 years’ imprisonment respectively by a people’s court in Tibet Autonomous Region.

Chinese authorities arrest four Tibetans in Sog County

DHARAMSALA, Mar 17: Continuing with its repressive rule in Tibet, Chinese authorities have arrested four Tibetans, including two monks of Drilda monastery in Sog County on Mar 13-14.

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

Tibetan monk self-immolates to mark crackdown anniversary

DHARAMSALA, Mar 16: A young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in restive Ngaba County to protest Chinese occupation of Tibet.

China conducts joint military drill in Lhasa

China conducts joint military drill in Lhasa

DHARAMSALA, Mar 15: Chinese police, paramilitary forces and fire department conducted large-scale joint exercises in Lhasa, Tibet’s regional capital on Mar 9 and in the evening of Mar 13, according to a blog post in Chinese by Beijing based Tibetan writer and poet, Woeser.