Tibetan Women Attacked, Beaten at Anti-Mine Rally

Police in China’s southwestern Yunnan province on Monday attacked and beat a group of Tibetan women who had gathered to protest copper mining on land considered sacred by residents living near the site, sources said. The protest came after Chinese authorities...

Jailed Filmmaker Who Made Documentary on Tibetans Plight Freed

RFA A Tibetan filmmaker jailed in China’s Gansu province for making an award-winning documentary about the lives of Tibetans under harsh Chinese rule was freed Thursday after serving a six-year sentence, according to family members who say he is in poor health without...

China Expands Direct Control Tibetan Monasteries

The India based Tibetan Centre for Human rights and Democracy said that Chinese authorities in Yulshul (Ch: Yushu) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, in the Tibetan province of Kham has begun implementing new measures introduced in late 2011 to directly...