藏族

Tibet’s Dalai Lama Affirms Plan to Live a Long Life

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

Share Button

Tibetan Jailed For Celebrating Dalai Lama’s Birthday Released After Serving Five-Year Term

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

Share Button

Tibetan Woman Dies After Being Tortured in Chinese Custody

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

Share Button

Tibetan Woman Jailed in Protest Over Panchen Lama is Released in Failing Health

A Tibetan woman jailed for 15 months for spreading word of a relative’s public call for the release of Tibet’s Panchen Lama has been freed crippled and in failing health after serving her full term in prison, Tibetan sources said.

Dolkar, who was convicted in May 2019 of sharing news amid tight information curbs of the protest by her nephew

Share Button

Tibetan Farmers, Herders Given Military-style ‘Vocational Training,’ Sent to Jobs Far From Home

Chinese authorities are removing thousands of Tibetan farmers and herders from their traditional livelihoods and subjecting them to forced military-style “vocational” training before sending them in groups to faraway places to work at new jobs, according to a new report released by the Jamestown Foundation.

Share Button

Xinjiang Authorities Instruct Residents to Mislead Investigators Over Population Controls

Authorities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) are preparing local residents for visits with outside “inspectors” by ordering them to disavow knowledge of “family planning” policies targeting Uyghurs that a recent report equated to genocide, according to sources.

Share Button

Chinese Tourists Crowd Lhasa Holy Sites, Tibetans Barred From Entry

Chinese tourists are pouring into Tibet’s regional capital Lhasa in large numbers, crowding religious sites barred to many Tibetans as the city opens to outside visitors after the easing of coronavirus prevention restrictions, sources in Lhasa say

Arrivals from China have quadrupled since fears have eased over the spread of COVID-19

Share Button

Tibetan Resistance Fighter Ama Adhe Dies in Dharamsala

Former Tibetan resistance fighter Ama Adhe, who spent more than a quarter century as a political prisoner for her role in fighting off Chinese invaders in eastern Tibet has died in Dharamsala, India, at the age of 88, Tibetan sources say.

Born Adhe Tapontsang in 1932 in Nyagrong, a Tibetan-populated county in western China’s Sichuan

Share Button

Tibetan Monasteries Closed to Outside Visitors on Dalai Lama’s Birthday

Chinese authorities fanned out across Tibetan areas of China over the weekend, warning Tibetan monasteries not to host “outside visitors” during the 85th birthday on July 6 of exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, a source in exile said.

Areas covered by the prohibition included monasteries in western China’s Sichuan and Qinghai provinces, and parts of the Kanlho

Share Button

两名藏人赞美达赖喇嘛被判刑

青海泽库县两名藏人通过歌曲赞美达赖喇嘛而在去年遭到拘捕,本月初分别被判处七个月和三年有期徒刑。

一位青海泽库籍藏人本周一向本台表示,青海黄南州泽库县多禾茂乡的藏人康卓才丹和才果因创作和演唱颂扬西藏精神领袖达赖喇嘛的歌曲而遭到拘捕,近日均被判刑。

这位消息人士因考虑到泽库县家乡亲友的安全而不愿录音和具名。消息人士说:“康卓才丹是一位词曲创作人。

Share Button

Nepal’s Close Ties With China Weaken Tibetans’ Human Rights Protections: Report

Nepal’s close political ties with China have left Tibetan refugees in the Himalayan country uncertain of their status, vulnerable to abuses of their rights, and restricted in their freedoms of movement and expression, rights groups said this week.

Nepal, which shares a long border with Tibet, is home to at least 20,000 exiles who began arriving in 1959

Share Button

Tibetan Man Dies After Years of Ill Health Following Torture in Prison

A former Tibetan political prisoner has died after suffering years of poor health following his release from a prison term served for challenging Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, Tibetan sources say.

Tsering Bakdro, 51, died on April 26 at his home in Maldro Gongkar (in Chinese, Mozhugongka)

Share Button