Tibet Internet

New Internet, Phone Monitoring Scheme for Tibet

As a part of Beijing’s ongoing efforts to exert greater control over the Tibetan regions, Chinese state media announced earlier this week that all telephone and Internet users in Tibet are now registered under their real...

Woeser Calls for Self-Immolations to End

After repeated occurrences of self-immolation in Tibetan populated areas – the most recent by two women and an 18-year-old man, all laypersons – an article in The Economist asks if the practice is an effective form...

Cyber-skirmish at the Top of the World

A report in Asia Times looks at efforts by Beijing to control Internet access in Tibetan areas: Efforts in the sensitive Tibetan regions of China are more direct and draconian, especially in the context of heightened tensions...

Invisible Tibet: Keep on Blogging to the Free World

Jane Macartney of Times Online profiles Tibetan blogger and strong critic of China, Tsering Woeser: Catching up with Tibet’s most popular blogger isn’t simple. Tsering Woeser is under constant surveillance, so we...

A Closed Blog – Woeser

The following is an essay by Tibetan writer Woeser about her experience when her blog was closed down. The original version was carried by Radio Free Asia’s Tibetan language service, and was translated by Human Rights Watch: A Closed Blog Author Woeser (Weise) Copyrights RFA Tibetan Language Service About half a year ago, two of […]

Connecting exiles online – Xeni Jardin

On BoingBoing, Xeni Jardin writes about Internet use among Tibetan refugees, based on Hacking the Himalayas, a report she did for NPR: Even though two full generations of Tibetans have grown up outside their native land, the Tibetan community is still very close-knit, and many still harbor dreams of returning to a country free of […]



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