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Tibetan self-immolation survivor freed after 5 years in prison

Dharamshala — A Tibetan who survived a self-immolation attempt has reportedly been released after serving out his five-year term in prison following his protest against the Chinese rule in Tibet’s Ngaba County in the traditional Amdo region of Northeastern Tibet.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 May 2017 16:13
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Another Tibetan teenager reportedly self immolates in eastern Tibet

Dharamshala — Radio Free Asia (RFA) has reported that a 16-year old student from Gansu in eastern Tibet set himself on fire in protest of Chinese rule on May 2nd.

Last Updated on Monday, 15 May 2017 15:58
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Tibetan Calligraphy Day created in Tibet celebrated for first time

Dharamshala — A new holiday, Tibetan Calligraphy Day, was started this year by students and teachers at Qinghai Minority College in Qinghai Privince, Northeastern Tibet and celebrated for the first time on April 30th.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 14:21

Tibetan doctor in custody again over alleged self-immolation links

Dharamshala — A Tibetan doctor has allegedly been taken into custody again after he was released in January by police in China's Gansu province, according to sources in the region.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 May 2017 12:21

China threatens with further crackdowns on Serta Larung Gar in Tibet

Dharamshala — In a new rare video footage, depicting Serta Larung Gar Monks confronting local Chinese authorities and calling upon them to discontinue the destruction of Larung Gar, in eastern Tibet. An official threatens monks' call against the ongoing government demolition of the Buddhist university.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 May 2017 12:56

Man who led mining protests in Amchok County of eastern Tibet dies

Dharamshala — A Tibetan man who was leading protests against Chinese mining operations in a restive Amchok Sangchu county in Tibet has reportedly died after being severely tortured in Chinese police custody.

Last Updated on Sunday, 30 April 2017 20:54