• Arrested for Celebrating HH the Dalai Lama’s Birthday, Tibetan Monk Released Due to Critical Health Condition
    January 21, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
      -Filed by UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA Dharamshala: Choekyi, a Tibetan monk from Phugu Monastery, Serta (Ch: Seda) from Sichuan Province arrested in 2015 for celebrating His Holiness Dalai Lama's 80th birthday was released due to his critical health condition, as per our source. More
  • Tibetans Forced to Prostrate to Xi Jinping Pictures: Religious Repression in Tibet Accelerates
    January 19, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    -Filed by UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA It's just the beginning of 2019 and the year is already bespeaking the Chinese government's ever-intensifying grip on Tibet and its repressive policies against the Tibetan people. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of 1959, which forced His Holiness the Dalai Lama and thousands of Tibetans to escape into exile. More
  • Tibetans Sentenced in Central Tibet in 2018 for “Inciting Separatism”
    January 19, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    -Filed by UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA In 2018, China has sentenced 25 Tibetans in the central Tibet, the so-called Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) under charges of "inciting separatism" and endangering "national security," reported the state mouthpiece Global Times. The TAR high court presented the information in its work report last weekend. More
  • China used a ‘nationwide anti-crime campaign to denounce Dalai Lama sympathizers:’ Human Rights Watch
    January 19, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    By Tibet Bureau Geneva Chinese authorities have launched a “nationwide anti-crime campaign to encourage people to denounce members of their communities on the slightest suspicion of sympathy for the exiled Dalai Lama,” says Human Rights Watch (HRW) in its annual report. The same campaign is used against individuals who oppose the repressive policies of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). More
  • China Continues Religious Repression: Tibetan Students and Civil Servants Banned from Partaking in Religious Activities
    January 15, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    -Filed by UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA China continues to implement repressive policies to suppress the religious freedom of Tibetans from all walks of life. A recent report published by Voice of Tibet highlights the extent of such repressive policies. As per the report, the Tibetan public officials of Lhasa have been banned from participating in any kind of religious activities. More
  • Travel restrictions on Tibetans persist despite International outcry against China
    January 2, 2019
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    -Filed by UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA Dharamsala: His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama recently concluded teachings at Bodh Gaya, Bihar, the place where Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment. Attending the annual teachings and prayers conferred by His Holiness has almost become an intrinsic part of an individual Tibetan’s annual religious sojourn. More
  • Standing up for Human Rights in Tibet: 70 years of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
    December 20, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    Opinion piece by Thinlay Chukki, UN, EU and Human Rights Desk, DIIR, CTA She was barely a 17-year-old high school student at the Second National Middle School of Tsekog County in eastern Tibet. More
  • 17-year-old Monk arrested after calling for freedom in Tibet
    December 15, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    Dharamshala: A 17-year old monk named Sangay Gyatso was detained by local Chinese authorities on 10 December this year for staging a peaceful protest calling for 'Freedom in Tibet.' The protest took place on the main street of Ngaba County town in Ngaba Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, in the Tibetan province of Amdo (Incorporated into China's Sichuan Province). More
  • “May the Dalai Lama Live Long! May We Soon Behold His Golden Countenance!”: Tibetan Self-Immolator Dopo
    November 9, 2018
     •  Published By Tenzin Saldon
     
    -Filed by UN, EU & Human Rights Desk, DIIR and contributed by Losang Yeshi and Kanyag Tsering from Kirti Monastery Dharamshala: Dopo, a Tibetan man barely of 23 years old, set himself on fire on 4 November, this year in Ngaba County of Tibet’s Amdo region. More
  • CTA Holds Prayer Service for Konpe Who Self-immolated for the Cause of Tibet
    December 27, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    DHARAMSHALA: The Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration today held a prayer service for Konpe, who died after burning himself in protest against the Chinese government on 23 December, in Meuruma, Ngaba county. More
  • Update: Latest Self-immolator Konpe Passed Away
    December 26, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    Dharamshala: The latest self-immolator is identified as Konpe aged around 30s. Konpe set himself on fire around 6:00 pm on 23 December in protest against the Chinese government's repressive policies in Tibet. More
  • CTA Holds Prayer Service for Tenga Who Self-immolated for the Cause of Tibet
    December 2, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    DHARAMSHALA: The Department of Religion and Culture, Central Tibetan Administration today held a prayer service for Tenga (63) who died after burning himself in protest against the Chinese government on 26 November in Kardze, eastern Tibet. More
  • Latest self-immolation death in Tibet causes concern for CTA Leadership
    November 29, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    Dharamsala: The President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr Lobsang Sangay today expressed concern over the death of Tenga, a Tibetan monk aged 63 who died after carrying out a self-immolation protest on 26 November this year in Kardze, eastern Tibet. Tenga is identified as the son of late Tsewang Norbu and late Jamyang Dolma. More
  • CTA President Expresses Concern Over Latest Self-immolation in Tibet
    May 21, 2017
     •  Published By Jamphel Shonu
     
    Dharamshala: The President of Central Tibetan Administration Dr. Lobsang Sangay expressed concern over the death of Jamyang Losel, a Tibetan monk in 20’s who died after carrying out a self-immolation protest on 19 May this year in Chentsa, Manlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture incorporated into China’s Qinghai Province. More
  • Self-immolation at Tsekhog county
    February 7, 2014
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    DHARAMSHALA: Phagmo Samdrup, a 27-year-old Tibetan set himself on fire at Tsekhog (incorporated into China's Qinghai Province) in an apparent protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government on Wednesday. It was the first Tibetan self-immolation protest of 2014, taking the total self-immolation toll to 125 since 2009. Phagmo Samdrup burned himself at around 9:30 p.m. More
  • Self-immolation protests in Tibet reach 123 under China (updated)
    December 4, 2013
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    (Central Tibetan Administration urges China to address grievances of Tibetans) DHARAMSHALA: The Chinese government has increased security clampdown in Ngaba in northeastern Tibet after a Tibetan set himself on fire to protest against its repressive rule in Tibet. More
  • Tibetan monk burns self to death in protest against Chinese repression (Updated)
    November 12, 2013
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    DHARAMSHALA:  Reports coming out of Tibet say a young Tibetan monk has set himself on fire in Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture (incorporated into China's Qinghai province) on Monday (11 Nov) to protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet. He died when he was being taken to the hospital by Chinese authorities, confirmed reports say. More
  • China Sentences Tibetan to Four Years in Prison
    August 12, 2013
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    DHARAMSHALA: The Intermediate People's court in Malho (incorporated into China's Qinghai province), sentenced Akhu Gyatak, a Tibetan man from Rebgong in northeastern Tibet, to four years in prison and stripped him of his political rights for two years. The court in its verdict on 8 February charged Gyatak with subverting state laws and orchestrating separatist activities. More
  • Casualties of Tawu Firing Rise, More Tibetans Shot and Arrested Than Earlier Reported
    July 18, 2013
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    DHARAMSHALA: Details slowly trickling from Tibet reveal a dramatic increase in the number of Tibetans shot and injured during His Holiness the Dalai Lama's 78th birthday celebration in Tawu region of eastern Tibet. Leading Tibetan Rights groups now put the figure to at least 14 Tibetans who were shot and injured rather than 6 as reported earlier. More
  • Tibetan Woman Self-immolates in Zamthang
    April 17, 2013
     •  Published By Tashi
     
    DHARMSHALA: Jugtso, a 20 year-old Tibetan woman died after setting herself on fire in Zamthang, Ngaba in north-eastern Tibet (incorporated into China's Sichuan Province) around 3 pm local time on 16 April. She is the sixth Tibetan to self-immolate from the Zamthang region. The total number of self-immolations has risen to 115, out which 98 died. More
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    Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Message on the Occasion of Losar(English)
    January 24, 2013
      Posted in Videos     
    With profound grief, I report that the number of Tibetans who have set themselves on fire to protest against repression in Tibet is now reaching 100. In 2012 alone, 83 Tibetans self-immolated, and twenty-eight of these occurred within the single month of November. Now in the new year of 2013, I am saddened to inform you that three Tibetans have set themselves on fire. View
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    THE BURNING QUESTION: Why are Tibetans Turning to Self-immolation?
    September 24, 2012
     
    The Burning Question: Why are Tibetans Turning to Self-immolation? View
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    Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay’s Press Conference
    July 29, 2012
      Posted in Videos     
    Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay briefed to the press on current situation of self immolation in Tibet and answered the support of Karnataka State Govt. to the Tibetan settlements at Press Club of Bangalore on 29 July 2012. View
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    Video footage of Self-immolation in Tibet
    June 23, 2012
     
    Subtitle in English and Chinese. http://www.tibetonline.tv/Ngawang_Norphel.zip The following text is the transcript of an exchange between Ngawang Norphel (attempted to self-immolate on 20 June 2012) and the monk by his side. The person he refers to as 'Khedup' and 'Tenzin Khedup' is the other man who self-immolated with him and died on 20 June 2012. View
  •   VIDEO
    The Stream – Tibetan PM speaks out after self-immolations
    March 12, 2012
      Posted in Videos   
    Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay discusses the growing crisis in his country. Guests: Lobsang Sangay Thumbnail: REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma courtesy: The Stream ( http://www.youtube. View
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    Day-long Hunger Strike on first day of Tibetan New Year Feb. 22, 2012
    February 26, 2012
     
    Statement of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (TPiE) on the occasion of the  day-long Hunger Strike by its Members and the public on the first day of the Water-Dragon Tibetan New Year on 22nd February, 2012 at the Theckchen Choling, Main Temple, Dharamsala. View
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    Tibetan’s fierce objection to unjust and repressive rule by China (Version2)
    February 8, 2012
     
    Major Tibetan protests against the Chinese occupation of Tibet: 1959, 1987, 1988, 1989 and 2008 to the present. The following video illustrates the ongoing cycle of repression in Tibet and the Chinese authorities' harsh response to hundreds of demonstrations that have occurred across the Tibetan plateau. View
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    English: Open Letter to Mr. Hu Jintao From Tibetan Parliament in Exile
    January 27, 2012
     
    HE Hu Jintao, President of China Your Excellency, On behalf of all the Tibetans inside and outside Tibet, the Tibetan Parliament in Exile wishes to express our deep anguish and concern at the prevailing critical situation inside Tibet. As a human being, we are sure you will very much understand why people resort to extreme measures such as self-immolation. View
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    English: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans
    January 26, 2012
      Posted in Videos     
    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
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    Tibetan: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans
    January 26, 2012
      Posted in Videos     
    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
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    English: Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay
    January 26, 2012
      Posted in Videos     
    Statement by Kalon Tripa Dr. Lobsang Sangay on the recent killings of Tibetans by the P. R. China's government As Chinese everywhere were celebrating the first couple of days of the Year of Dragon on January 23rd and 24th, 2012. View
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