China Holds Rights Lawyer Who Exposed Details of Xie Yang Torture

May 5, 2017
 
 
Chen Jiangang at the Nanning Wuxu International Airport in Guangxi Autonomous Region, in an undated photo.

Chen Jiangang at the Nanning Wuxu International Airport in Guangxi Autonomous Region, in an undated photo.

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Lunang: newest town in Tibet

Xinhua
May 5, 2017

 

An aerial view of Lunang (Xinhua/Purbu Tashi)

Lunang is the newest town in Tibet, southwest China. It was built with a total investment of more than 3 billion (more…)

Tibetan Calligraphy Day created in Tibet celebrated for first time

Tibet Post International
Molly Lortie
May 4, 2017

Dharamshala — A new holiday, Tibetan Calligraphy Day, was started this year by students and teachers at Qinghai Minority College in Qinghai Privince, (more…)

CHINESE ADVENTURISM AND THE TIBET FACTOR

Claude Arpi
May 4, 2017

Had China extended the 1962 war against India, it would have had to battle it out at various fronts simultaneously. The situation in (more…)

Chinese Police Destroy Animals Saved From Slaughter by Tibetans

May 4, 2017
 
Animals saved by Tibetans from slaughter are shown before their destruction by Chinese police.

Animals saved by Tibetans from slaughter are shown before their destruction by Chinese police.

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Tibetan Protesters’ Home Villages Harassed by Chinese Security Troops

May 3, 2017
 
Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

Map showing the location of Kardze and Nyagrong counties in Sichuan.

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Chinese paramilitary police and work teams have moved in force in recent weeks (more…)

Communist Party members in Tibet funding Dalai Lama: Chinese official

Hindustan Times, Beijing
Sutirtho Patranobis 
May 2, 2017

Some officials of the ruling Communist Party of China are donating funds to the Dalai Lama and joining underground pro-independence organisations, (more…)

China’s first autonomous region marks 70th birthday

May 1, 2017 

Detained Tibetan doctor Khedrup is shown with Machu county police headquarters in an undated photo.

Detained Tibetan doctor Khedrup is shown with Machu county police headquarters in an undated photo.

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USCIRF classifies China still ‘Country of Particular Concern’

Tibet Post International
Molly Lortie
April 28, 2017

Dharamshala — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)’s 2017 annual report states that religious freedom and human rights (more…)

Tibet opens museum to commemorate 6th Dalai Lama

April 28, 2017
LHASA, April 27 (Xinhua) — A museum dedicated to the sixth Dalai Lama opened Thursday in Lhasa, capital of southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region.

Top researchers promote science in Tibet

April 26, 2017
 
LHASA, April 26 (Xinhua) — Chinese scientists will deliver about 30 lectures to teenagers in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region to raise enthusiasm (more…)

Local Tibetans Summoned After Latest Self-immolation

April 19, 2017
Residents of a Tibetan town have been summoned to meetings by Chinese authorities after the latest incident of self-immolation, according to a former resident (more…)

Seeking better job options, more Chinese students returning home after graduating

April 17, 2017
 

Government figures show higher ratio of students coming back to China last year, with better employment prospects and support networks cited (more…)

China adds over 150 new words, terms to Tibetan language

PTI
April 16, 2017 

BEIJING: More than 150 new words and terms related to politics and economy have been translated into the Tibetan language, officials in north-west (more…)

Tibetan Self-Immolation Filmed in Kardze Town Square

April 15, 2017

A Tibetan committed self immolation Saturday morning in Kardze (Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, according to exiled Tibetans familiar with the region and a video (more…)

Chinese Authorities Appoint New Tibet Governor – Reports

January 15, 2017
The Chinese authorities on Sunday appointed new governor of its southwest Tibet Autonomous Region, local media reported.
BEIJING (Sputnik) — According (more…)