Human Rights

Another Self-immolation in Tibet by a Monk, Number reaches 150

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Another Self-immolation in Tibet by a Monk, Number reaches 150

  A Tibetan monk died after staging a self-immolation protest, challenging Chinese rule in Tibet on Friday in the eastern Tibetan province of Amdo. Jamyang Losel, belonging to the Gyerteng monastery at Nangra town in Kangtsa County set himself alight at around 5 in the morning of 19 may near peoples hospital in Kangtsa County….

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Tibetan Self-immolation Protester Released after Five years in Chinese Prison

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Tibetan Self-immolation Protester Released after Five years in Chinese Prison

  A young Tibetan monk who was imprisoned to five years in prison following his self-immolation protest against the Chinese misrule in Tibet was released earlier this month. Lobsang Gyatso, 24, a monk belonging to Kirti Monastery in Ngaba, in the traditional Tibetan province of Amdo was released on May 10 after completing his five year…

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Tibetan Political Prisoner with Multiple Health Issues Released Early

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Tibetan Political Prisoner with Multiple Health Issues Released Early

  A Tibetan political prisoner arrested during 2008 pan Tibet uprising was released on May 1, three years before the end of his actual prison term of thirteen years. Jamphel, 45, was welcomed home by his family and friends along with many other people from the neighborhood upon his arrival at his hometown of Nangma…

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Tibetan Mother Released After Four Years in Prison

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Tibetan Mother Released After Four Years in Prison

  A Tibetan mother who was jailed for four years in connection with a self-immolation protest was released from Mainyang prison, located near Chengdu earlier this year on April 5. Tseden Kyi, 32, was welcomed by her family members and more than 200 people from her locality, Choejema Township in Ngaba (Ch:Aba) County in Ngaba Tibetan…

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Tibetan Monk Released after Three Years in Prison for Solo Protest

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Tibetan Monk Released after Three Years in Prison for Solo Protest

  A Tibetan monk imprisoned for staging a solitary protest was recently released after serving three years in Chinese prison. Lobsang Gyatso, a monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba in the Tibetan province of Amdo, was released and reached his family home on April 19 after serving his full prison term. Gyatso was arrested after…

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Another Self- immolation by a Monk in Eastern Tibet.

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Another  Self- immolation by a Monk in Eastern Tibet.

An unidentified Tibetan monk has self-immolated today in Karze, in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham. According to reports in exile, a Tibetan monk staged a self-immolation protest earlier this morning to challenge the authoritarian communist regime in Tibet. It further reported that local officials rushed to the scene and extinguished the flame some minutes…

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A Tibetan Monk Imprisoned after Surviving Self-immolation Released with One Leg Amputated

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A Tibetan Monk Imprisoned after Surviving Self-immolation Released with One Leg Amputated

  A Tibetan monk who survived after self-immolating with one other monk in protest  against Chinese rule in 2011 was recently released after serving more than six years in Chinese prison with a leg missing. Lobsang Kunchok, a monk from Kirti Monastery in Ngaba in the Traditional Tibetan province of Amdo, was secretly released on…

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A Young Tibetan Man Burned Himself in Solitary Protest

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A Young Tibetan Man Burned Himself in Solitary Protest

  A young Tibetan man burned himself in protest against the Chinese authorities in Kardze, in the traditional Tibetan Province of Kham. Pema Gyaltsen A.K.A Pegyal, a 24 year Tibetan farmer recently self-immolated near Tsokha Monastery in Nyarong, Kardze on Jan. 18, 2017 at around 4 pm (local time). According to reports in exile, Pegyal…

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Tibetan Political Prisoner Released After More Than Four Years

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Tibetan Political Prisoner Released After More Than Four Years

A Tibetan political prisoner was released earlier after serving four years and ten months in Chinese prison over allegedly participating in a mass demonstration in 2012. Sherphel, reportedly in his 30s was released and reached his home in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province on November 26, 2016 after…

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A Tibetan Youth From Serthar Held Incommunicado Since January

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A Tibetan Youth From Serthar Held Incommunicado Since January

A Tibetan youth from Serthar County in the traditional Tibetan province of Kham disappeared after Chinese security forces detained him last month. Sonam Tashi, believed to be in his 20s, staged a solitary protest calling for the “return of His Holiness the Dalai Lama” and “freedom in Tibet” and threw leaflets in the air containing…

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