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Eastern Tibet struck with magnitude 7.0 earthquake, death toll rising

Dharamshala — A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, eastern Tibet, on Tuesday evening, reportedly killing 19 people and injuring 247.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 August 2017 17:30

Senior Buddhist monk detained in eastern Tibet without explanation

Dharamshala — Chinese police have reportedly detained a senior Tibetan monk in eastern Tibet without explanation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 August 2017 11:47

Monk who survived joint self-immolation in Tibet released

Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk who survived a joint self-immolation protest was released on June 29, 2017 after serving more than six years in Chinese prison. The other was released in March 2017 with a leg missing.

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Locals in Tibet protest plans to change historic Kumbum Monastery

Dharamshala — Chinese authorities are planning to turn the famous Kumbum Monastery in Northeastern Tibet in to a museum and tourist destination, according to reports from the region.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 July 2017 16:18

Tibetan jailed over singing for Tibet released after 4 years in prison

Dharamshala — A popular Tibetan singer imprisoned for defending Tibetan unity and language has been released from prison after serving four-year sentence.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 July 2017 18:23

Two monks jailed for sharing information on Tibet and splittist activities

Dharamshala — Two Tibetan monks have received prison terms of 4–5 years in Ngaba County in eastern Tibet, for their activities challenging rule of the communist regime of China.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 June 2017 16:47