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Tibetan arrested over protest for Tibet independence from China freed

Dharamshala — A Tibetan political prisoner released after serving four years and ten months in Chinese prison for allegedly participating in peaceful protests in 2012; calling for Tibet's independence and against the repressive Chinese policies in Tibet.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 February 2017 13:18

Tibetan youth arrested after solo protest calling "Freedom in Tibet"

Dharamshala — A Tibetan youth believed to be in his early 20s' was arbitrarily arrested in Serta County, eastern Tibet following a lone protest against Chinese government repressive rule in Tibet.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:08
Gansu border block

Pilgrims stopped at border, barred from religious festivals in Tibet

Dharamshala — Tibetans traveling from northwest China’s Gansu province to attend a large religious gathering in neighboring Sichuan are being stopped at the border and told they may not proceed, sources in the region say.


Musician arrested over singing for Tibet freed after 4 years in prison

Dharamshala — A popular Tibetan singer released after completing four-year prison sentence, for singing songs praising His Holiness the Dalai Lama and highlighting Tibetans who were killed in widespread peaceful protests in 2008.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 February 2017 11:05
labrang jigme letter

'I found strength I didn't know I had in truth:' Ex-Tibet political prisoner

Dharamshala — “They frame us with the greatest and heaviest crimes. Under trial they coax or even force us to admit to many things we never did, an ongoing process of rendering us lifeless as a corpse, if not wiping us out altogether,” Labrang Jigme writes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 01:16

Doctor freed after beatings, torture over a self-immolation in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Tibetan doctor, allegedly held by police for over a month in Machu County of north-eastern Tibet over suspected links to a self-immolation protest, was released last week after suffering beatings and torture in detention, a source from Tibet says.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 01:09