Dharamshala, India — While paying deep reverence and gratitude to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, to mark the 59th anniversary of the Tibetan Democracy, Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok, acting President of the Tibetan government in-Exile also criticized the Chinese government on Monday for its ongoing religious persecutions and repression of cultural freedom in Tibet.
Dharamshala, India — In its extensive efforts to further tighten controls in Tibet over Internet freedoms, particularly the rights to free expression, association and political participation, the communist-authoritarian regime in China has announced fixed-term imprisonment of up to eight years for 'illegal' online content, according to a Tibetan rights group based in India.
Dharamshala, India — New photo and video materials have been smuggled out of eastern Tibet recently, shedding more light on the repressive policies and tactics used by the Chinese government over the past few years to crush the Yachen Gar Buddhist center and violently crack down on thousands of Buddhist monks and nuns, leading to the forced removal of over 7,000 students.
Dharamshala, India —Accused of unknown charges, a Tibetan Buddhist monk has been given a four-year sentence in July this year and his exact whereabouts and condition remain unknown. Two other Buddhist monks also from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba of eastern Tibet have meanwhile being missing after being taken into custody by Chinese police.
Dharamshala, India — Chinese authorities in Sershul county in the Kardze region of esatern Tibet have arrested three Tibetans after a man in his 20s shouted slogans calling for the release of the 11th Panchen Lama, who disappeared into Chinese custody as a child in 1995, becoming the world's youngest political prisoner.