Tag Archives: Oppression

  • Exile Tibetans mourn death of political prisoner Kunchok Jinpa

    Tibetans in McLeod Ganj held a candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Tibetan Kunchok Jinpa, from Driru in eastern Tibet, who had been sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment for a peaceful protest against a Chinese forced flag-raising campaig ...

  • Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk released after five years in prison

    Tibetan-language advocate Tashi Wangchuk has been released after five years in prison, according to a press release by Free Tibet, a Tibet Support Group in the UK. Wangchuk was freed on Thursday, and was brought to his family in Kham. ...

  • Exile Tibetans mourn teenager’s death in Kardze

    Exile Tibetans in McLeod Ganj marched in a candlelight vigil to mourn and protest the death of 19-year-old Tibetan monk Tenzin Nyima in Tibet after being severely beaten and tortured for a peaceful protest against Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • Takna Jigme Sangpo, longest-serving Tibetan political prisoner, dies in freedom

    Takna Jigme Sangpo, who served the longest time in Chinese prison of any Tibetan, passed away on Saturday at his home in Switzerland at the age of 91. He was incarcerated for a total of 37 years for his non-violent protests against China. ...

  • Ama Adhe, survived to tell 27 years of Chinese torture, passes away at 92

    Adhe Tapontsang, aka Ama Adhe, who spent 27 years in Chinese prisons for resisting the Chinese occupation of Tibet, has passed away at her home in McLeod Ganj due to natural causes at the age of 92. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal China is playing with fire in Hong Kong

    The rest of the world should not remain a mere spectator of the events in Hong Kong. The people must rise, and the governments must take action. ...

  • Norbu Tsering Time for India to change its policy on Tibet

    If any country has clear justifiable reasons to support Tibet, it is India. Tibet has a long period of shared cultural history with India. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Threats to scribes now omnipresent

    If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...

  • Five years of Xi Jinping: Tibet remains a giant open-air prison

    Under Xi the policy has been to suffocate Tibet by massively ramping up security and surveillance while cutting it off from the wider world. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Tibetans should believe independence is possible

    Tibetans should remember that faith and belief have historically changed the tide of misfortune, and that without faith and belief, no cause can be achieved. ...