Tibet

This image shows troops confronting unarmed local Tibetans in Garchung Village in Dathang Township, Driru county, Nagchu, demonstrating the disproportionate use of force in the ‘stability maintenance’ drive that leads to psychological stress for armed police according to the document detailed in this report. It depicts unrest in Driru, Nagchu, the TAR, followed a drive to enforce loyalty to the CCP through compelling the display of the Chinese flag as part of the Party’s strategy to intensify control across

ICT Inside Tibet: Rare admission of psychological impact on troops involved in counter-terror, oppressive policies

  • Mon, 12/05/2016 - 19:20

A rare admission of psychological problems among police officers involved in implementing oppressive policies in the PRC, including trauma linked to the imposition of ‘stability maintenance’ and counter-terror policies, is made in a document obtained by ICT and published by a People’s Armed Police University College.

Dangers of China’s counter-terrorism law for Tibetans and Uyghurs

  • Thu, 11/17/2016 - 19:43

Special report by the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and FIDH

How Tibetans Are Fighting Back Against Chinese Hackers

  • Fri, 03/11/2016 - 19:56

On September 9 of last year, a Tibetan journalist received an email with what looked like a link to a Google document about a controversial Buddhist sect.

Qiangba Puncog, chairman of the government of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, speaks at a press conference about the region's latest situation, in Beijing, capital of China, April 9, 2008.(Xinhua Photo/Chen Jingchao)

Ex-Tibet governor warns of ethnic discrimination

  • Wed, 12/23/2015 - 20:15

The Chinese-appointed former governor of Tibet has warned that the government needed to do more to tackle ethnic discrimination, state media said, in rare comments by a senior official on an issue more commonly taken up by rights groups.

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama speaks at a peace conference in Bangalore, India. (AP/Aijaz Rahi)

A Chinese official said the Dalai Lama supports the Islamic State. Ridiculous — and telling.

  • Wed, 12/09/2015 - 19:43

The chairman of China's top religious affairs committee, Zhu Weiqun, extended that war of words, telling a Chinese reporter that the Dalai Lama sympathized with the Islamic State.

Tibetans Fight to Salvage Fading Culture in China

  • Tue, 12/01/2015 - 21:48

When officials forced an informal school run by monks near here to stop offering language classes for laypeople, Tashi Wangchuk looked for a place where his two teenage nieces could continue studying Tibetan.

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.

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