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Senior monk jailed for nine years over 2008 Tibet uprising released

Dharamshala — A senior Tibetan Buddhist monk, who was also chant master of Tsennyi Monastery in Amchok township, north-eastern Tibet, was released after completing nine-year prison sentence, for allegedly involving in widespread peaceful protests in 2008.

Last Updated on Friday, 14 April 2017 17:24

5000 expelled, destruction continues at Tibet's Larung Gar

Dharamshala — American freedom watchdog, Human Rights Watch released a statement on March 29th urging Chinese authorities to halt the expulsion and political re-education of monks and nuns from a major Tibetan religious institution. According to information from an abbot of the institution, Chinese officials announced days ago that 3,225 homes at Larung Gar, the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist institution, would be torn down by April 30.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 March 2017 15:34
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Two hundred onlookers detained following self-immolation in Tibet

Dharamshala — According to sources in the area, following the March 18th self-immolation in Sichuan province's Kardze county almost two hundred local Tibetans have allegedly been taken in to custody. 

Last Updated on Monday, 27 March 2017 15:08

Youth sets himself on fire to protest against the China's rule in Tibet

Dharamshala — In reports coming out of Tibet, a young Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday in the Kham region of eastern Tibet in continued protest against China's occupation of Tibet.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 March 2017 13:14

316 is a day of bloodshed: Monk arrested after lone protest in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Tibetan monk was arrested by Chinese authorities in Ngaba County of north-eastern Tibet, following a peaceful protest against China's occupation of Tibet. His current whereabouts are unknown.

Last Updated on Sunday, 19 March 2017 15:46

Tibetan youth beaten and arrested for posting Tibet online contents

Dharamshala — Chinese police in sershul County of eastern Tibet severely beat up a Tibetan man before taking him into custody recently, for allegedly posting images of the Tibet national flag and His Holiness the Dalai Lama online and then sharing them with others.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 01:57