Tuesday 2015/09/01

Tibet / Tibetan Regions

Mother of Five Carries Out Self-Immolation Protest in Tibetan Area

Tashi Kyi

Tashi Kyi from Ngura Village, Sanchu County, Ganan Prefecture in today's Gansu Province had succumbed to her burns around 3am this morning. More

Audio China Vows to Keep Tibet

Xi called for further efforts to “effectively manage monasteries in the long run, encouraging interpretations of religious doctrines that are compatible with a socialist society"

Audio Lone Tibetan Protester Arrested in Lithang County

An unidentified Tibetan youth staged a lone protest early Tuesday morning in front of a police station in Ganze Prefecture, a Tibetan area in Sichuan Province.

Audio Police Violence At Cultural Festival In Kham Nangchen

Chinese authorities issued a directive enforcing the Tibetans to perform traditional dances wearing expensive costumes, as part of the annual Armed Force Day celebration.

Audio Prominent Tibetan Political Prisoner Released

Rongye Adrak appears at his home in Lithang, Tibet, after spending eight years in a Chinese prison, accompanied by Lithang County police and Mianyang Prison officials

Video Another Tibetan Activist Dies in Chinese Detention

Death of environmental activist Lobsang Yeshi comes five days after well-known Tibetan political prisoner Tenzin Delek Rinpoche dies in Chinese prison

Audio The Prison Death Of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

"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.

Audio Tibetan Lama's Body Cremated Against Family's Wishes

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

Audio High-profile Tibetan Monk Dies in Prison in China

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'

Audio Tibetan Monk Self-Immolates in Kyegudo

The incident took place in Kyegudo Prefecture, located in northwest of China's Qinghai Province around 4pm local time today.

China's Panchen Lama Vows to Uphold National Unity

Gyaltsen Norbu tells President Xi Jinping he backed national unity and would strive to meet Communist Party's expectations

Audio China Warns Relief Aid Cut to Tibetan Villagers Refusing to Relocate

The villagers are reportedly living in tents that are set up on their barley fields, creating farther delay in barley planting.

Audio Impact of Nepal Earthquake in Tibet Trivialized by Chinese Propaganda

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.

Audio Tibetan Mother Self-Immolates to Protest Repression

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.

Audio Father of Four Self-Immolates in Kham Tawu

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.

Audio China Arrests Tibetan Monk in Tawu, Sentences Popular Singer from Driru

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.

Video China Arrests a Monk and Sentences a Popular Singer

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.

Audio China Releases Tibetan Monk Following Four 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.

Audio Tibetans Arrested After Mining Protest in Kham Gonjo

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.

Audio People on Both Areas of Tibet Nepal Border Devastated by Recent Quake: Update

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.

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