Tibet support groups to honour rights defenders ahead of Xi's UK visit

  • Fri, 10/16/2015 - 19:11

On the day before China's President Xi Jinping begins his State Visit to the UK, Fabian Hamilton MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet, will host a 'Stateless Lunch' to honour Tibetan, Uyghur and Chinese human rights defenders who have been imprisoned and intimidated by the Chinese government.

Thousands of people gather in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace on Sept. 8 for an event billed as marking 50 years since the founding of the administrative area of Tibet. (Photo by AFP)

After 50 years in Tibet, China sees no 'middle way'

  • Fri, 09/11/2015 - 20:11

Beijing's Tibet policies point to legacy of distrust of religious groups

China police fire on Tibetans after self-immolations: rights group

  • Mon, 12/29/2014 - 00:00

Chinese police have fired on Tibetan protesters demonstrating after a series of deadly self-immolations by people from Tibet campaigning against Chinese rule of their Himalayan region, a rights group said on Friday.

A screen grab of a since-suspended Twitter account that Free Tibet identified as fake.

Twitter Acts Quickly on Suspect Pro-China Accounts

  • Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:46

Just hours after The New York Times posted an article about bogus Twitter accounts dedicated to spreading pro-China propaganda — and a Tibetan advocacy group demanded that the company take action — Twitter appears to have hit the kill switch on a score of the suspect accounts.

Tsering Woeser in Inner Mongolia last month.Credit Tsering Woeser, via Associated Press

Tibetan Activist on Her Latest House Arrest

  • Wed, 07/16/2014 - 20:01

Tsering Woeser, a Tibetan writer who often criticizes policies of the Chinese Communist Party, said she was surprised when she heard a United States Embassy official offering her a dinner invitation over her cellphone, since she knew her phone conversations were constantly being monitored by Chinese security officers.

China Rejects US View on Rights in Tibet

  • Fri, 12/07/2012 - 00:00

China has lashed out at the United States for remarks by a U.S. official blaming China's restrictive policies in Tibet for a rise in self-immolation protests.

Possible Escalation in China's Crackdown Against Autonomous Tibet

  • Mon, 10/22/2012 - 00:00

A Tibetan man who disappeared under mysterious circumstances is presumed dead, and activists are accusing Chinese security forces of orchestrating his murder.

Dalai Lama's European representative criticises China's role in Tibet

  • Mon, 08/20/2012 - 19:59

The Parliament Magazine talks to special representative of the Dalai Lama to Europe Kelsang Gyaltsen about China's presence in Tibet.

Beijing's Soft Power Strategy on Tibet

  • Thu, 07/26/2012 - 19:48

A rights official says China can’t just sweep the Tibet problem under the carpet.

Tibetans Ready for 'Long' Struggle

  • Fri, 07/20/2012 - 00:00

Exile prime minister renews call for 'meaningful' talks with China.