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Authorities release second Tibetan tied to self-immolation protest

Dharamshala — Authorities in China’s southwestern province of Sichuan have reportedly freed a second Tibetan linked to a self-immolation protest three years ago in Ngaba county (Chinese: Aba), releasing him from Mianyang prison on December 4th, sources said.


China sentences ten Tibetans to varying prison terms in Tibet

Dharamshala — A Chinese court on 06 December 2016 in Barkham, Ngaba region of north-eastern Tibet reportedly sentenced six Tibetans to varying prison sentences, for peaceful protest against Chinese repressive rule in Tibet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 13:37
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Tibetan woman freed from prison in poor health after 3yr sentence

Dharamshala — A Tibetan woman jailed in Sichuan Province for allegedly attempting to rescue a self-immolation protester from police has reportedly been released in poor health after serving a three-year term, sources say.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:13
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Travel restrictions tightened for Tibetans before Kalachakra

Dharamshala — In anticipation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra Initiation in Bodh Gaya, India, the Chinese authorities have apparently tightened controls on Tibetans, in some areas going from house to house to confiscate people’s passports.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2016 15:11
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China cancels annual Larung Gar Festival as demolition continues

Dharamshala — Authorities overseeing the destruction of Larung Gar Buddhist Academy have apparently canceled an annual religious assembly, forbidding public gatherings and leaving the center’s remaining monks and nuns to pray privately in their rooms, according to several sources.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2016 19:22

Two women stage protest in Tibet, call for "long life of the Dalai Lama"

Dharamshala — Holding up portraits of spiritual leader of Tibet, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, two young Tibetan women staged a protest in Ngaba (Chinese: Aba) town on November 15, 2016, against Chinese repressive rule in Tibet.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 November 2016 11:57