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CPJ's open letter to Xi urges to end press restrictions in Tibet

New York — A U.S.-based media watchdog Committee to Protect Journalists says it has sent an open letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping Wednesday, calling for a serious and thorough investigation into reports that authorities tortured Tibetan writer Lomig and asking about the reasons for his imprisonment.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 17:20
 
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5.5 Magnitude quake hits Tibet, over 60 people reportedly injured

Dharamshala — A shallow magnitude-5.5 earthquake struck the mountainous region of Tibet on Wednesday, May 11, injuring 60 people, collapsing houses and damaging bridges and roads.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 May 2016 12:55
 
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New species from Tibet reveals origin of Ice Age mountain sheep

Dharamshala — Modern wild sheep, Ovis, is widespread in the mountain ranges of the Caucasus through Himalaya, Tibetan Plateau, Tianshan-Altai, eastern Siberia, and the Rocky Mountains in North America.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 May 2016 18:02
 
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Tibetan writer Lomig is handed 7-year term on unknown charges

Dharamshala — A Tibetan writer has been sentenced to seven years and six months by a Chinese court in Tibet over a year after being detained on unknown charges.

Last Updated on Monday, 09 May 2016 17:17
 
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Tibetans protest against Chinese mining in Minyak County, Tibet

Dharamshala — More than 100 Tibetans have protested against Chinese mining operations at a site considered sacred by local Tibetan residents, drawing a large police force to the area and prompting fears of clashes.

Last Updated on Saturday, 07 May 2016 11:57
 
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Tibetan prisoner released after finishing two-year prison term

Dharamshala — Authorities in Ngaba County of north-eastern Tibet have released a Tibetan monk from prison after he served a two-year sentence for protesting against the Chinese government failed policies in Tibet.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 May 2016 14:32
 

Exiled parliament lauds US support for resolving the issue of Tibet

Exiled parliament lauds US support for resolving the issue of Tibet

Dharamshala — The Tibetan Parliament-in-...

Tibetan women team comes second in four-day tournament

Tibetan women team comes second in four-day tournament

Dharamshala — Khad football team of Una ...

Miss Tibet pageant 2016 concluded, Tenzing Sangnyi crowned

Miss Tibet pageant 2016 concluded, Tenzing Sangnyi crowned

Dharamshala — The Grand Finale Night of ...

I truly believe that no one is above the law: Sharling Dhardon

I truly believe that no one is above the law: Sharling Dhardon

Dharamshala — Sharling Dhardon, the newl...

Sikyong’s cabinet approved by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile

Sikyong’s cabinet approved by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile

Dharamshala — The 16th Tibetan Parliamen...

Ex-minister appointed Rep of His Holiness at Tibet Bureau, New Delhi

Ex-minister appointed Rep of His Holiness at Tibet Bureau, New Delhi

Dharamshala — Former Kalon (Minister) fo...

Four young Tibetans ready for Miss Tibet pageant 2016

Four young Tibetans ready for Miss Tibet pageant 2016

Dharamshala — Contestants for Miss Tibet...

Newly elected Tibetan MPs, Speaker and Deputy Speaker sworn in

Newly elected Tibetan MPs, Speaker and Deputy Speaker sworn in

Dharamshala — After newly elected Tibeta...