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The Tibetan people are an ethnic group that is native to Tibet, today a region in China under tight control of the central government. Significant Tibetan minorities also live in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. Also see our articles on China and Uyghur People.
Chinese Communist Party ban on retired Tibetan government employees taking part in religious activities violates China’s commitment to religious freedom.
In what is now Taiwan’s “silk road of democracy”, Taiwan’s ruling DPP, last month, sent a delegation to visit the Tibetan government-in-exile in India.
Chinese authorities should immediately release Tibetan monks and other peaceful critics arbitrarily imprisoned since 2008 protests across Tibetan plateau.
Chinese authorities are refusing to discuss the sentencing of a dissident who stands to become the longest-serving Tibetan political prisoner.
Tibetan Lodoe Gyamtso, set to become world’s longest serving political prisoner with new sentence announced this week since Chinese takeover of Tibet.
Tibet supporters mark 60th anniversary of failed uprising against china forcing Dalai Lama, Tibet’s traditional Buddhist leader, into exile in India.
Drugkho’s protest brings the total number of self-immolations to roughly 155 in Tibet since February 2009. The majority of those self-immolators have died.
Tibetan exiles say this is the 153rd instance of self-immolation since 2009. Most of the people who have set themselves on fire have died.
Activists called on U.N. to pressure China this week to account for alleged human rights violations including suspected mass detention of 1M Muslim Uighurs.