Tibetan schoolgirl dies | Free Tibet →
Tibetan mother dies | Free Tibet →
Have fun... or else!
2 March 2012 Tibetans forced to celebrate Losar February 22 marked the beginning of Losar, the Tibetan New Year. Many Tibetans decided not to partake in the traditional New Year celebrations in honour of those who have self-immolated or been killed in protest in Tibet over the past year. Forced celebrations The Chinese Communist Party responded in Lhasa by banning the boycotts, ...
Who said the Chinese have got no sense of humour? They were obviously right. Another Tibetan cultural figure was arrested last month. Authorities in Lithang county, Kardze TAP have detained 33 year-old comedian and satirist Athar. He reportedly planned to release a video criticising Chinese rule, according to exile sources. Read the story in full here. Tibetan poet Tsering Woeser is another...
Tibetan writer says China blocks her from award
BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken Tibetan writer said Chinese authorities prevented her from receiving a cultural award Thursday at the Dutch ambassador’s residence and are keeping her under virtual house arrest. Poet Tsering Woeser said state security agents told her Wednesday they would not let her attend the low-key, private event to receive the Prince Claus Fund of the Netherlands award...
Facebook Event Pages for the Free Tibet Mass Lobby...
Take action oppertunites in London: Free Tibet Mass Lobby Wednesday, March 7, 2012 Free Tibet Rally Saturday, March 10, 2012 Please come along and support us or reblog and spread the word!
Protests against the Chinese occupation of Tibet... →
psychedelicmandala: Twelve Tibetans have set themselves on fire in protest at Chinese repression since March across a widening area of Tibet. The most recent self-immolation, by Tenzin Phuntsog a former monk, took place in Chamdo on 1 December. He died seven days later. This is the first self-immolation known to have taken place in the Tibet Autonomous Region A series of protests has...
Free Tibet Events in London. Take Action and Join...
Two yearly protest events are coming up in March. If you are in London and interested in the Free Tibet Campaign please come along and support the cause! Solidarity Events A coalition of UK Tibet support groups, including Free Tibet, is organising a mass lobby of MPs and a rally in solidarity with Tibetans in Tibet on the anniversary of the 1959 Tibetan National Uprising. This year the...
Sad News, Another Death in Tibet
It has just been confirmed that 19 year-old Rigzim Dorjee, who self immolated on 8 Feb, has died. He passed away at 9pm on 21 February at Barkham hospital. His father and other relatives rented a place near the hospital after he was taken there but they were never allowed to see him or visit in the days that he was still alive. They were just told that he had died. On the 22nd they held a...
‘Essential’ gifts from China
Chinese authorities in Tibet have distributed more than a million flags and pictures of the four leaders of Communist China: Mao Zedong, Hu Jintao, Deng Xiaoping and Jiang Zemin to monasteries and villages, as part of an intensified campaign to force Communist Party ideology on Tibetan communities/life. The campaign aims to deliver to monasteries ‘nine essentials’ including the Chinese flag,...
Free Tibet →
marsgallery: List of Chinese Embassies
18-year-old is latest Tibetan to set himself on... →
China: Half of the journalists imprisoned are... →
The Committee to Protect Journalist (CPJ) reports that more than half of the 27 journalists imprisoned in China are ethnic Tibetan or Uyghur.
Take action for Guri Jigme!
Here is a great opportunity to take action and make a difference in the free Tibet campaign. Please read and reblog. Fears are growing for the well-being of Lama Jigme Gyatso (also known as Guri), a senior monk from Labrang monastery, Gansu Province, who was detained for the fourth time in August 2011. He has been charged with splittist activties and is awaiting sentencing. Fourth...
Speech quotes from Nagaba's newly appointed...
The Beijing appointed, new Communist Party chief of Ngaba, has vowed to maintain stability in the region and strike severely at the activities of hostile forces. ”We must strictly prevent and severely strike at the activities of domestic and foreign hostile forces seeking to split, infiltrate and sabotage,” Liu Zuoming was quoted as saying by AFPin a speech he gave to local...
Tenzin Choeden died last Saturday in the name of Tibetan freedom. She was the eldest of four brothers and sisters. She followed the rules, spoke little, studied hard, and got excellent grades. She was smart as well as brave. She set herself on fire and died on Saturday at the age of 18. More than 20 Tibetans have now self-immolated in protest at the ongoing Chinese occupation. The...