'We Want Freedom': Tibetan Nuns

'We Want Freedom': Tibetan Nuns

Sonam Lhamo  | Radio Free Asia Tibetan nuns living in a convent in western China’s Sichuan province rejected government offers of assistance this week, throwing gifts of shoes onto the ground and calling for freedom from Chinese rule, sources said. Their protest came...
Military presence intensified in Amdo, Tibet

Military presence intensified in Amdo, Tibet

Free Tibet China sends work teams to Tibetan monasteries to “protect” them from protests  Chinese authorities have tightened security in areas of Golog and Rebkong ahead of March 10th, the anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising of 1959 and the intense protests in 2008....
'Underage' Tibetan Monks Face New Clampdown on Religious Life

'Underage' Tibetan Monks Face New Clampdown on Religious Life

Kunsang Tenzin  |  Radio Free Asia Authorities in northwestern China’s Qinghai province are blocking young Tibetan monks visiting home for the Lunar New Year from returning to their monasteries, demanding instead that they give up their robes and attend government...
Chinese Troops in 'Show of Force' Ahead of Tibetan New Year

Chinese Troops in 'Show of Force' Ahead of Tibetan New Year

Sonam Wangdue and Kunsang Tenzin  |  Radio Free Asia Large numbers of Chinese security forces have been deployed this week to Tibetan-populated areas of Sichuan and Qinghai provinces in a bid to deter anti-China protests as residents prepare to celebrate the Lunar New...
Four Tibetans 'Severely Beaten' For Refusing to Sell Land

Four Tibetans 'Severely Beaten' For Refusing to Sell Land

By Lhuboom, Radio Free Asia Police in western China’s Sichuan province attacked and beat members of a Tibetan farming family this week, leaving one in critical condition, after the group protested authorities’ efforts to force the sale of their land for construction...