A Tibetan monk and former political prisoner died late in the afternoon of 7 May after enduring years of torture and ill treatment in prison for wearing a t-shirt celebrating the Dalai Lama’s birthday.
A Tibetan monk who served eight years in prison for staging a protest against Chinese policies towards the Dalai Lama and Tibet died recently in his home village near the Tibetan capital of Lhasa.
Bruxelles, le 9 avril 2020 – Selon de nouvelles mesures récemment adoptées au Tibet, il est désormais criminel de partager des informations sur la proposition du Dalaï-lama pour une plus grande autonomie du Tibet – plus connue sous le nom de « voie médiane ». Les mesures, intitulées « Mesures visant à récolter et récompenser les informations dans le cadre de la campagne pour […]
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.
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.
A Tibetan monk sentenced to prison alongside the revered activist Tenzin Delek Rinpoche died this week in Tibet after a lengthy illness, three of his close aides now living in exile told the International Campaign for Tibet.
China has responded to the spread of coronavirus to Tibet by cracking down on people who post information online about the deadly illness, including one man who was detained by police simply for encouraging his contacts to recite prayers to ward off infection.
More than 30 Tibetan monks and laypeople were imprisoned for two weeks in a harsh crackdown in Sershul (Chinese: Shiqu) in eastern Tibet following the arrest of seven Tibetans there for protests in November.
Tibetan nomad and community leader Anya Sengdra, who fought corruption and stood up for poor local people, will appeal the seven-year prison sentence he was given earlier this month, according to his lawyer.
A Tibetan “thangka” artist and two other Tibetans have been detained in eastern Tibet, possibly due to tightened security and surveillance of the social media platform WeChat around the 30th anniversary of the Dalai Lama receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.