Tibet protests



Tibetan Envoys Resign As Situation Worsens

Edward Wong of The New York Times reports that two senior representatives of the Dalai Lama who took part in nine rounds of negotiations with China have resigned: […]The envoys, Lodi Gyari and Kelsang Gyaltsen, said in a...

Hundreds Reportedly Detained in Lhasa Crackdown

Security forces in Lhasa have detained or expelled hundreds of residents and pilgrims, according to a local source, after two monks reportedly set themselves on fire outside the Jokhang Temple on Sunday in the most serious...

Who is Really Behind the Tibet Riots?

This is the title of a post on the Spirit of the Night blog, translated by CDT. The author is a reporter for China Central Television (CCTV). (The question and answer text is taken from the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s...

Bao Tong: Talk to Dalai Lama

A former top official in China’s ruling Communist Party has called on the Chinese government to open talks with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, as a matter of urgency. Bao Tong, former aide to ousted late...

Latest Updates on Tibet Demonstrations (Updated)

While China limits access to journalists to Tibetan regions, Radio Free Asia shares communications from those inside. As communication becomes more difficult with people living inside Tibet, cell phone conversations with family...

Tibet Update: March 19 & 20 (UPDATED)

These updates of recent events in Tibet and Tibetan areas of China have been posted on Woeser’s blog. They have been provided by sources inside China and have not been independently verified. For previous updates see here....

Tibet Riots: Enforced Calm After the Storm

As Chinese authorities reportedly beef up the military presence in Tibetan regions out west, efforts are being made to have Lhasa return to some semblance of normalcy. Nevertheless, sporadic reports of ongoing protests are still...

China: Protesters Surrender To Avoid Punishment

From icwales.co.uk : More than 100 people have turned themselves in to police in Tibet’s capital Lhasa to take advantage of a leniency offer after violent anti-government riots , it is today claimed. Xinhua News Agency says 105...



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