Dharamshala, India — Tibetan nomads who have resided in their own homes for centuries around the Yulung Zangter Mountain in Kham Lhathog County of eastern Tibet, are now suffering after being forced to abandon their traditional grazing lands, with minimal compensation, in the name of development by the Chinese Government.

Tashi Wangchuk, a Tibetan-language advocate detained for two years in eastern Tibet pleaded not guilty in court to inciting separatism, a charge that could lead to 15 years in jail, according to his lawyers. Photo: File

Dharamshala, India — China is under renewed criticism as a Tibetan man who has campaigned for the preservation of Tibetan language and culture, entered a not guilty plea during a four-hour hearing in the Intermediate People's Court in Yulshul County of eastern Tibet. 

Dharamshala — An elderly Tibetan monk reportedly died after setting himself ablaze in Karze County of eastern Tibet in protest against China's heavy-handed controls on people of Tibet.

Dharamshala — “About 50% of Tibet’s glaciers have already disappeared and that two-thirds of the remaining 46000 glaciers could disappear by 2100," said President Dr Lobsang Sangay while addressing a press conference in Guwahati as part of the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics Forum organised by the Balipara Foundation.

Konpe, aged around 30 years who set himself on fire in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet on December 23, 2017 has succumbed to his injuries the next day. Photo: TPI

Dharamshala — A Tibetan man set himself on fire Saturday evening in Ngaba County of northeastern Tibet and died on Sunday morning, becoming the 151st Tibetan in protest of the repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet.

Dharamshala — Reports from Tibet reveal that Chinese authorities have entered Qinghai, Sichuan and other Tibetan monasteries, forcing monks, nuns, and laypeople to undergo patriotic reeducation training based on the principles of Communist China's 19th Congress Party.

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