Tibetan Monks Detained Over Prayers for Dalai Lama

Soepa Gyatso  |  Radio Free Asia Chinese police have detained a religious teacher and fellow monks in the Chamdo prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region after accusing them of sponsoring special prayers for exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, according to...

Chinese Officials Order School for Tibetan Monks Shuttered

Kunsang Tenzin  |  Radio Free Asia Chinese authorities in Qinghai province have closed a private school for young monks and implemented other “restrictive policies,” while moving to sack officials from a local monastery they have accused of “separatist activities,”...

Tibetans Renew Protest Over Land Seized for Highway

Chakmo Tso  |  Radio Free Asia More than a hundred Tibetans in northwestern China’s Gansu province protested, on April 2, the seizure of farmland for the construction of highways tied to state-linked gold mining and industrial activities they say are polluting the...

Chinese Social Media Reveals Militarization of Tibet

Carol Wickenkamp  |  Epoch Times They come expectantly, Chinese tourists anticipating the fresh, clear air, the breathtaking Potala Palace, the happy natives grateful to the Chinese Communist Party for lifting them out of darkness–then the bleak reality of the...

China Clamps Down Harder on Tibetan Writers and Singers

By Carol Wickenkamp, Epoch Times Police recently detained two popular Tibetan singers, as the Communist Party (CCP) continues to crack down on freedom of expression in Tibet, further implementing President Xi’s Maoist “mass line” campaign of repression and...