A Tibetan refugee living in Sweden was last Friday found guilty of gathering information for China on fellow Tibetans in the region. The 49-year-old Tibetan man, Dorjee Gyantsan, has been sentenced to 22 months in jail. The...
by Josh Rudolph | Jul 28, 2015
On Friday July 31, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will meet in Kuala Lumpur to elect...
by Natalie Ornell | Apr 1, 2014
According to a new report from Human Rights Watch (HRW), Tibetan refugees in Nepal are starting...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 27, 2012
On Monday, two days before President Hu Jintao was scheduled to arrive in New Delhi, a Tibetan refugee there set himself on fire. The scene was captured dramatically by photographer Manish Swarup. The New York Times reports that...
by Samuel Wade | Mar 12, 2012
AFP reports on the deteriorating situation of Nepal’s 20,000 Tibetan exiles as China’s influence in the country grows. For decades, Nepal has been a safe haven for Tibetans fleeing China but activists say their...
by alicebirney | Aug 23, 2011
Nepal continues its support the idea of a “one-China” policy and furthers is restrictions on Tibetan refugees living in its nation. Bloomberg reports: The Himalayan nation of Nepal is tightening restrictions against...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 17, 2008
A month after unrest was quelled in Tibet and nearby areas, guards on both sides of the Tibet-Nepal border continue to keep the border sealed, preventing foreigners from entering and Tibetans from leaving. From AP: After...
by Japhet Weeks | Apr 16, 2008
The New York Times reports that 27 Tibetan demonstrators were arrested in Delhi today, a day before the Olympic torch is expected to arrive in India from Pakistan: … dozens of Tibetan protesters wearing yellow “Free Tibet”...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 8, 2008
The Christian Science Monitor looks at the split in the Tibetan exile community, between the Dalai Lama’s Central Tibetan Administration, and the Tibetan Youth Congress, which advocates a stronger pro-independence...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 1, 2008
While Wen Jiabao is making more conciliatory statements toward the Dalai Lama, other official sources continue to take a hardline approach toward Tibetans, accusing them of planning suicide attacks. From AP: The Tibetan...
by Jenny Chu | Mar 25, 2008
Police and Tibetan protesters clashed yesterday in Katmandu, Nepal, home to thousands of Tibetan refugees, reported the Associated Press. Police armed with bamboo sticks stopped a protest by Tibetan refugees and monks in front...
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