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Anti-porn measures criminalize discussion of Tibetan autonomy

Sharing information about the Dalai Lama’s proposal for Tibetan autonomy is now a crime in Tibet under new measures aimed at turning Tibetans against one another and criminalizing opinions contrary to Chinese state propaganda.

Elderly Tibetan and son detained for listening to Dalai Lama

Merely listening to teachings by the Dalai Lama on their phone landed a 75-year-old man and his son in custody late last year in Tibet, where the Chinese government routinely violates Tibetans’ religious freedom.

Tibet Brief – Edition 74

In this edition: New ‘ethnic unity’ regulations violate Tibetans’ human rights; ICT’s recommendations for next Global Biodiversity Framework; Tibetan Uprising Day commemorated around the world; Tibet at the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (…)
Germany backs Tibetans’ right to select their religious leaders
Coronavirus response in Tibet: arrests, crackdown, religious repression

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Solo protests in Tibet : Brave solo protests show Tibetans’ remarkable courage and steadfast loyalty to the Dalai Lama

Peaceful solo protests last month by three monks in the Tibetan region of Amdo who have now disappeared are the most recent occurrences of an act of remarkable courage that has become a trend in eastern Tibet since around 2014. This trend seems linked to a wish by protestors to make a strong statement about freedom and loyalty to the Dalai Lama without undertaking the more extreme act of self-immolation.

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