Friday 2014/10/24

Tibet / Tibetan Regions

China Sentences Tibetan Abbot to a Two Year and Six Months Prison Term

China Sentences Khenpo Kartse to Two Years and Six Months Prison Term

The abbot of Jahpa monastery in Nangchen County, was arrested on the night of December 6, 2013 in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province. More

Audio UN Right Chief Talking to China About Tibet Visit

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

Audio Production and Market for Tibetan Language Books

Tibetan language printed books both inside Tibet and in the exile communities are discussed with Sangchu Drukbey, a Dharamsala based book dealer.

Audio Chinese Mining Companies Cause Environmental Damage in Gyama

The people’s petitions for government oversight and intervention in the area have gone unanswered.

Audio Tibetan Man Self-Immolates in Golog

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.

China Mandates 'Happiness' Campaign in Restive Tibetan Area

Some residents say they are being forced to participate in local annual festival, which many started boycotting after start of self-immolations

Audio Drunk Chinese Soldiers Beat Tibetan Youths

Two of the four young men beaten are currently said to be in critical condition.

Audio Tibetan Self-Immolator Described as Dedicated to Preserving His Culture

Lhamo Tashi set himself on fire last Wednesday while shouting slogans against Chinese rule in Tibet in front of a police station

Audio Tibetan Student Self-Immolates in Tsoe

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.

Audio Celebrations Held in Lhasa to Mark 100th Birth Anniversary of Tibetan Artist Amdo Jampa

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.

Audio Tibetans Allege Another Protester Close to Death from Chinese Police Beating

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.

Audio Chinese Court Sentences Tibetan Monk to Five Year Prison Term

Jigme Gyatso was arrested four times prior to this sentencing for showing resistance against China's repressive policies towards Tibetans.

Audio Many Sides to Risks And Presence of HIV/AIDS in Tibet

There are about 780,000 HIV patients in China, with a large number of them found in the western regions bordered to Tibet.

Audio Two Tibetans Arrested for Taking Pictures in Restive Denma

The contents of the pictures, the duration of the individual's arrest, or their whereabouts are currently unknown.

Audio China Arrests Tibetan Nun from Amdo Golog

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.

Audio China Detains Tibetan Writer from Yushul

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.

Audio Former Political Prisoner Smuggles List of Others Incarcerated in Deyang Prison

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.

Audio China Hands 9-year Prison Term to Driru Monastery Teacher

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.

Audio Pregnant Teenage Wife Kills Self Following Husband's Death in Police Custody

Jampa's wife, whose name is currently unknown, was said to be around seven months pregnant at the time of her suicide.

Audio Tibetan Netizens Show Frustration Over China's Continuous Consumption of Endangered Species

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.

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