China Imposes Harsh Controls on Anniversary of Revered Lama’s Death

Authorities in western China’s Sichuan province have imposed tight controls on the movements of Tibetans in Lithang, hometown of revered lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, five years after the well-loved religious teacher’s death under suspicious circumstances in a Chinese prison, Tibetan sources say.

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, 65, died on July 12, 2015 while serving a life sentence following what rights groups

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Tibetan Land Protesters Get Lengthy Jail Terms in Action Against Gansu Slaughterhouse

Ten Tibetans drew stiff prison terms at the end of June in China’s Gansu province after attempting to block construction of a slaughterhouse and demanding compensation for confiscated land in protests that Chinese authorities said had “disturbed social order,” .

Convicted at the end of a two-day trial held from June 28 to 29 in Gansu’s Sangchu (in Chinese, Xiahe) county, the men were sentenced

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Tibetan Exile Leaders, World Lawmakers Call on China to Free Panchen Lama

Tibet’s India-based exile government and supporters in the United States called on Beijing on Monday to free Tibet’s second-best-known religious leader the Panchen Lama, who disappeared as a young boy into Chinese custody on 25 years ago on May 17 and is believed to be languishing under house arrest in an undisclosed location.

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Bill to Support Tibet Wins Strong Approval in US House of Representatives

A bill to strengthen U.S. policy in support of Tibet won strong approval Tuesday by the House of Representatives, a move a Tibetan representative called an “encouraging and

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China Sets New Restrictions on Tibetan Religious Festival in Lhasa

Chinese authorities in Tibet have tightened restrictions on a major annual festival in the regional capital Lhasa this year, banning participation by students and government employees

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Tibetan Anti-Corruption Campaigner Draws Prison Term After Two-Day Trial

A Tibetan man detained in Qinghai on charges of disturbing social order after he complained online about corrupt officials, illegal mining, and the hunting of protected wildlife

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Tibetan Man Detained For Sharing Photos, Relatives Fear Torture

A Tibetan man detained in March for sharing photos on social media ahead of a sensitive political anniversary has been held incommunicado ever since, with his relatives fearing

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Two Tibetans Detained Following Independence Protest in Sershul

Chinese authorities Sichuan on Thursday detained two Tibetans after the pair scattered leaflets calling for Tibetan independence in the courtyard of a Chinese police station

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Chinese Police Swarm Tibetan Township After Independence Protests

Chinese security forces, many in plain clothes, have poured into a Tibetan township in Sichuan’s Kardze prefecture following protests last week calling for Tibet’s independence

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