News of a Tibetan self-immolation protest in 2015 has surfaced after going unreported for five years, the Dharamsala, India-based Tibetan exile government the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said this week, citing unnamed sources in Tibet.
Tibet’s exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama declared his intention on Thursday to live a long life, citing an eighteenth-century prophecy that he could live to the age of 113.
Speaking in Dharamsala, India—where he has lived since fleeing his homeland in a failed 1959 national uprising against
A Tibetan political prisoner jailed by China for five years for celebrating the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama was released this month after serving his full term in prison, Tibetan sources said.
Ajaja, formerly a monk at Kirti monastery in Sichuan’s Ngaba (in Chinese, Aba) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was released on Dec. 10 and
He stares out earnestly at his invisible audience, speaking rapidly to cram everything in. Perhaps someone out there has the power to change their destiny. His story must somehow work its way into their hearts and spur them to action.
Jailed Uyghur scholar Rahile Dawut, who disappeared three years ago into Chinese custody and is believed held in an internment camp, will be honored on Thursday by New York-based rights group Scholars at Risk (SAR) with their Courage to Think Award 2020.
The award will be presented at a virtual conference, “Freedom to Think 2020: Responding to Attacks on Higher Education
Two internment camps recently identified by satellite imagery in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) appear to be separated by a cemetery and crematorium, raising fears that authorities are working to cover up deaths in the facilities.
A Tibetan herder and mother of three in Nagchu prefecture’s Driru county died in August after being tortured in Chinese custody, while her cousin is still being held by police, rights groups and sources in the region say.
Lhamo, a 36-year-old herder who was detained by police in June, died shortly after being sent to a hospital by police
达纳•晋美桑布（Takna Jigme Sangpo）是著名的西藏服刑时间最长的政治犯，他在中国监狱里度过37年，流亡18年后在瑞士去世，享年91岁。此外，一名藏族博主兼记者次贡杰从监狱获释后，健康状况正在迅速恶化，另一名藏族妇女拉莫则因在拘留中遭受酷刑而死亡，本期节目中， 我们就一起来了解情况。
Eight Catholics nuns decided to leave their convent in the northern province of Shanxi this fall after repeated harassment and intimidations by local authorities. Because they used to live abroad, the nuns were under constant surveillance, but the order in August to remove the cross from the convent was the last straw.