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Musician arrested over singing for Tibet freed after 4 years in prison

Dharamshala — A popular Tibetan singer released after completing four-year prison sentence, for singing songs praising His Holiness the Dalai Lama and highlighting Tibetans who were killed in widespread peaceful protests in 2008.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 February 2017 11:05
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'I found strength I didn't know I had in truth:' Ex-Tibet political prisoner

Dharamshala — “They frame us with the greatest and heaviest crimes. Under trial they coax or even force us to admit to many things we never did, an ongoing process of rendering us lifeless as a corpse, if not wiping us out altogether,” Labrang Jigme writes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 01:16

Doctor freed after beatings, torture over a self-immolation in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Tibetan doctor, allegedly held by police for over a month in Machu County of north-eastern Tibet over suspected links to a self-immolation protest, was released last week after suffering beatings and torture in detention, a source from Tibet says.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 01 February 2017 01:09
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Tibetans ordered home by Chinese questioned by police, stripped of passports

Dharamshala — Tibetans who were ordered to return home by Chinese authorities prior to the Buddhist gathering led by His Holiness the Dalai Lama this month have allegedly been stripped of their passports and questioned by police, who are especially interested in what pilgrims discussed with others following their return, sources from Tibet say.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 January 2017 13:39
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China continues oppressive policies in Tibet and Uygher: HRW

Dharamshala — Human Rights Watch (HRW) China Director, Sophie Richardson, released a report on January 20th suggesting that China is continuing abusive policies long used in Tibet but now in Xinjiang, the ethnic Uyghur region.

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Tibetans in Chengdu call for inclusion of Tibetan language education

Dharamsahala — Tibetan children living in the capital of China’s Sichuan province are being denied the right to an education in their own language, according to a prominent Tibetan educator living in Chengdu, the northeastern Tibetan Amdo region.