China Damming Lhasa River Into Artificial Lakes

China Damming Lhasa River Into Artificial Lakes

Yeshi Dorje  |  Voice Of America Tibet’s Lhasa River is being turned into a series of artificial lakes, according to Chinese state media. Launched in 2013, Beijing’s Lhasa River Project (LRP) aims to complete construction of six dams along a 20-kilometer stretch of...
Call on China to Stop Torture in Tibet

Call on China to Stop Torture in Tibet

Free Tibet “The practice of torture and ill-treatment is still deeply entrenched in the  [Chinese] criminal justice system.” – United Nations Committee Against Torture 2015 Torture is an everyday reality in Tibet. Torture is used by China as a weapon against...
Tibetan Monk Detained, Warned Over Plans to Publish Book

Tibetan Monk Detained, Warned Over Plans to Publish Book

Sangye Gyatso  |  Radio Free Asia Authorities in northwestern China’s Qinghai province briefly detained a Tibetan monk at the end of last year over his plans to publish a book about his travels in India, threatening him with re-arrest if he moves ahead with plans to...