China Sentences Khenpo Kartse to Two Years and Six Months Prison Term
Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein says he's spoken with Chinese officials about 'multi-day visit,' adds he assumes he will be able to 'move around' during proposed trip
Tibetan language printed books both inside Tibet and in the exile communities are discussed with Sangchu Drukbey, a Dharamsala based book dealer.
The people’s petitions for government oversight and intervention in the area have gone unanswered.
The 42-year-old man, identified as Kunchok, lit himself on fire on September 16 outside Gade County police station in Golog Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai province.
Some residents say they are being forced to participate in local annual festival, which many started boycotting after start of self-immolations
Two of the four young men beaten are currently said to be in critical condition.
Lhamo Tashi set himself on fire last Wednesday while shouting slogans against Chinese rule in Tibet in front of a police station
A 22 year old student named Lhamo Tashi set fire to himself outside a security office in Tsoe city at midnight on September 17. Tashi's family who live in Drukdo village, Amchok township, were informed of their son's self-immolation by the security police who told them that he had died.
Born in Chentsa, Qinghai Province in the year 1914, he was best-known for taking photo-realistic style, and executing the famous portraits of the Dalai Lama and the Panchen Lama.
Photos circulated through Wechat showed the Tibetans conducting an unusual form of protest by raising their thumbs up in the air, which in Tibetan culture is a gesture of begging, and thus, there has not been any reports of violent protests conducted by the Tibetan villagers.
Jigme Gyatso was arrested four times prior to this sentencing for showing resistance against China's repressive policies towards Tibetans.
There are about 780,000 HIV patients in China, with a large number of them found in the western regions bordered to Tibet.
The contents of the pictures, the duration of the individual's arrest, or their whereabouts are currently unknown.
Kunsang Lhamo, 30, received a call from the local authorities a day before her arrest, while she was attending a patient at Golog hospital asking her to report to the Gade county station.
Dawa Tsomo, a Tibetan writer originally from Chiza Sachen Village, Zatoe County of Yushul Prefecture was arrested by the Chinese officials on August 13, 2014.
Trinley, originally from Karze Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, was imprisoned for calling for the return of the Dalai Lama to Tibet, unity among Tibetans of three provinces, and freedom for Tibetans on June 20, 2008.
Geshe Nyandak, around 40 years of age, was arrested in December 2012 in Tibet's capital city of Lhasa, followed by his disappearance for over a year and seven months.
Jampa's wife, whose name is currently unknown, was said to be around seven months pregnant at the time of her suicide.
This is an image of a Kyang, Tibet’s endangered species that the Chinese government has listed as a class 1 protected animal, which has now become a victim of China’s salacious elite society.