As China moves forward with the construction of the "Sichuan-Tibet Railway" and enters eastern Tibet, the environmental damage is enormous, the premeditated assault on Tibetan culture and the drilling of hundreds of tunnels under the mountains is systematic, including the cutting of sacred mountains, the deforestation and pollution of rivers providing drinking water is ongoing.
Tightening political control in Tibet under the coronavirus pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the world, the Chinese government is enforcing frantic controls such as such as lockdowns in infected areas, mainly Shanghai, while in Tibet, despite official reports of zero infection, the authorities are imposing various political controls on Tibetans' beliefs, speech, and movement in the name of pandemic prevention.
China blocks news of Dawa Lama's demise, bars Tibetans from attending his funeral
Dawa Rinpoche, a senior religious figure from Shag Rongpo Monastery in Nagchu, Tibet, who was being politically persecuted, died earlier this year, yet the Chinese authorities blocked information and imposed various restrictions on his funeral, which Tibetans were also forbidden from attending.
Popular singer who immolated himself against China's repression in Tibet dies
Dharamshala, India — Tibetan well-known young singer Tsewang Norbu has self-immolated in front of the Potala Palace, the resident of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Tibet, to protest against China’s oppressive policies and inhuman treatment of Tibetans, and sadly passed away.
A Tibetan man dies after self-immolation protesting against China's persecution of Tibet
Dharamshala, India —A senior man in Tibet carried out a self-immolation in March 2022 in front of a Chinese police station located near the Kirti monastery in protest against the repressive policies of the Chinese government and the inhumane treatment of people in Tibet.
China detains three Tibetan students for opposing sinicisation policy in Tibet
Further reinforcing its campaign and policy of Tibetan identity and cultural genocide, China has detained three students from Chamdo, eastern Tibet recently for speaking out against the Chinese government's Sinicisation of education policy. They are still in the custody of the Chinese police.
Tibetan student detained by Chinese authorities for teaching Tibetan
Dharamshala, India — A Tibetan college student is being held by the Chinese authorities for teaching her mother tongue, Tibetan, to village students during her winter vacation in February, 2022.