Dharamshala — According to reports from Tibet, Chinese authorities have detained a Tibetan pilgrim in Darlag County en route to Lhasa.

Dharamshala, India — Chinese authorities have seized farmland in southern Tibet to build an airport, displacing Tibetan villagers and offering far less in compensation than the land is worth. The new airport opened last last year, marking the launching of the 5th civil airport in Tibet.

Dharamshala — According to reports, China is attempting to build a rain-making system to increase the amount of rainfall on the Tibetan plateau.

Dharamshala — Archaeologists in Lhasa announced on April 9 that they have allegedly discovered tombs dating back more than 3,000 years in the southwestern region of the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan monk who was detained after being taken into custody last year by Chinese police in Ngaba County, eastern Tibet was sentenced this week to a five-year prison term over allegedly engaging in 'political activities.'

Dharamshala — According to sources from the region, political prisoner Lodroe, who was arrested in 2008 after the protests in Lhasa, has been released from prison after serving a ten year sentence.

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