"Rinpoche's sister Dolkar Lhamo, and her daughter Nyima Lhamo were arrested by the authorities this morning, and hasn't been heard from since," says Geshe Nyima, a cousin of Tulku Tenzin Delek from Dharamsala.
Tenzin Delek died in prison while serving life sentence for what human rights groups say were false charges of financing, supporting a series of terrorist bombings, secession activities
US, EU and rights groups had called for release of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche who was serving a 20-year sentence on charges of 'crimes of terror and incitement of separatism'
The incident took place in Kyegudo Prefecture, located in northwest of China's Qinghai Province around 4pm local time today.
Gyaltsen Norbu tells President Xi Jinping he backed national unity and would strive to meet Communist Party's expectations
The villagers are reportedly living in tents that are set up on their barley fields, creating farther delay in barley planting.
News from the other side of the Mount Everest had to come exclusively through China’s state-run media outlet, since social networking websites such as facebook are restricted and foreign reporters aren't allowed inside Tibet.
36 year old Sangye Tso, a mother of two, carried out her self-immolation around 4AM on May 27, in front of a Chinese security and re-education building located within the compound of Choparshing monastery.
Tenzin Gyatso, around 35 years of age, and a father of four, self immolated outside a government meeting hall in Khangsar town of Tawu county around 8pm local time.
Chinese authorities have arrested a Tibetan monk from Nyitso Monastery and sentenced a Tibetan singer in Nagchu Prefecture to a three and half year prison term.
Chinese authorities have arrested a Tibetan monk from Nyitso Monastery in Tawu County, and sentenced a Tibetan singer from Driru County in Nagchu Prefecture to a three and half year prison term.
Jigme Samten, about 30 years of age from Ngog Gyalmo Monastery was a participant in a 2008 protest against China's repressive policies towards the Tibetans.
Tashi Lamsang, a resident of Dharamsala tells VOA's Tibetan Service that he had received the news from a reliable source in Tibet, and that the ten Tibetan local leaders had previously approached the local authorities pleading them to discontinue the road construction.
There are widespread reports of damage to people's houses and properties on either side of Nepal Tibet border area (Dham) and almost all the area in the border regions were badly affected by earthquake.
According to China's state run media, some 24,800 people have been relocated from the affected areas which includes the worst affected areas like Kyirong and Nyam. Report also indicate that the quake toppled 1,206 houses and destroyed 9,974.
The nexus of communist party officials, businesses, and security apparatuses in enabling land grabs with none to low compensations to local Tibetans in places like Thangkor, Dzoge County, and Ngapa.
Despite being the most dammed country in the world, China has plans to build more dams on the rivers originating from Tibet to meet the energy and water supply need of the Chinese towns and cities.
Lomig, 27 is the pen name of Jo Jamyang, a prolific young writer from Meruma, a township within the Ngaba and Qiang Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture.
Ngaba county, once part of the Tibetan province of Amdo, but located today in the Chinese province of Sichuan, is the epicenter of the Tibetan self-immolation protests which started there in 2009 and has since witnessed the most number of such protests.