Category - tibet

  • March 12, 2018

    The Chinese government’s repression of political dissent in Tibetan areas warrants fact-finding visits by United Nations human rights experts, says Human Rights Watch, releasing a new compilation of cases and sentences against Tibetans.

  • January 27, 2018

    The Chinese authorities have imposed new controls on the Tibetan Buddhist monastic centre of Larung Gar that infringe upon freedom of religion, says Human Rights Watch.

  • July 7, 2010

    The Dalai Lama says he had mixed emotions when he turned 75 this week, because of the continuing plight of people in his homeland, Tibet.

  • February 2, 2009

    Protests took place in Britain's capital over the weekend, calling for an end to the government-backed slaughter in Sri Lanka and for the freedom of Tibet from Chinese domination.

  • June 5, 2008

    Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, will be speaking at a special peace service at the refurbished St Martin-in-the-Fields Church in Trafalgar Square, London, on Monday 9 June 2008.

  • May 23, 2008

    Gordon Brown will meet the Dalai Lama at Lambeth Palace, the home of the Archbishop of Canterbury, today. The British Prime Minister has been accused of "kow-towing" to China by meeting the exiled Tibetan leader in his capacity as a spiritual leader.

  • March 24, 2008

    Pro-Tibet freedom protesters from media rights group Reporters Without Borders broke through the cordon of 1,000 police officers in Olympia, Greece, as China's envoy spoke and the Olympic torch was lit prior to the Beijing games.

  • March 22, 2008

    Hong Kong Christians have urged the Chinese government in Beijing to stop its suppression of peaceful demonstrations in Tibet and to talk to the Tibetan people.