Tibet

Pregnant Tibetan woman kills herself after husband’s death in detention

DHARAMSHALA, Aug 28: The pregnant wife of a Tibetan teenager, who died from untreated gunshot wounds sustained at the hands of Chinese police, has killed herself.

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.

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.

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.

Copy of the new manual published by Driru county government.

County government in eastern Tibet announces new laws and punishments for native Tibetans

DHARAMSALA, July 28: A county government in eastern Tibet has published a new manual containing new laws and respective punishments in an effort to threaten and discourage the Tibetans in the county from protesting against Chinese rule in Tibet and other activities deemed dangerous by China’s communist government.

Three Tibetans arrested in restive Sog county

DHARAMSALA, July 19: A large number of Chinese police arrived in restive Sog county in traditional Kham province of Tibet on July 9 and arbitrarily arrested three native Tibetans without providing any explanation.

Ngagchung in an undated photo.

Tibetan political prisoner released in poor condition upon completion of 6 years’ jail term

DHARAMSALA, July 15: A Tibetan political prisoner sentenced to six years imprisonment for sending information outside Tibet during the pan-Tibetan uprising in 2008 was released in extremely poor health condition on July 8 after the completion of his sentence.

An undated photo of Sherkyab

China arrests young Tibetan monk after lone protest

DHARAMSALA, July 14: Chinese authorities in eastern Tibet have arrested a young Tibetan Buddhist monk for carrying out a lone protest demanding freedom for Tibetans in Tibet and calling for the return of the Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama from exile.