Dharamshala, India — Chinese authorities recently sentenced six Tibetans, including writers, environmentalist, activists and former political prisoners, to between four and 14 years in prison for allegedly "inciting separatism and “endangering state security”, after they had been held in detention by Chinese police for over a year.
Lhasa, Tibet — Tibetans continue to suffer from the restrictions of the "zero-covid policy" and the relentless treatment of the Chinese communist authorities during the pandemic. Some have committed suicide and many complain that rising food and internet prices are making their lives more difficult.
Dharamshala, India — The Chinese authorities in Thangkar Ma, Ngachu Ka, in eastern Tibet are allowing the local Tibetan people to hold one of the biggest summer festivals in the region, after banning it for nearly 20 years, in order to welcome and propagate the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) (the "20th National Congress") in the coming month, 2022.
Dharamshala – Tibetan businessman and philanthropist Tenzin Choephel was arrested in March 2018, after more than a year in detention, he was sentenced to 18 years' imprisonment and five years' deprivation of political rights, for allegedly "inciting separatism", "illegally sending intelligence abroad" and "financing activities endangering state security" by the Chinese authorities on May 24 2019.