Human Rights Day: Tibetans, Uyghurs and …

18-03-2018

[13 December 2016] Tibet Society marked Human Rights Day on 10 December 2016 by holding a solidarity vigil with Tibetan, Uyghur...

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Family forced to deny self-immolation wa…

18-03-2018

[11 January 2017] UPDATE: On 8 December 2016, Tashi Rabten self-immolated in Machu town, eastern Tibet. He shouted slogans including freedom...

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Human rights overshadowed by trade at UK…

18-03-2018

[28 November 2016] Over the past month, two UK-China Dialogues have taken place in London, one on human rights and the...

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Tibet Society briefs Foreign Office prio…

18-03-2018

[18 November 2016] Prior to the UK-China Human Rights Dialogue held at the end of October, Tibet Society submitted a report...

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Tibet Shawls

18-03-2018

Tibet Society is excited to offer a new product to our supporters - the Tibet shawl - just in time...

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China condemns Sikyong and Speaker meeti…

18-03-2018

China criticised the UK government for allowing the Sikyong to meet the Speaker of the House, calling Dr Sangay a...

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Sikyong meets MPs; urges UK government t…

18-03-2018

[8 November 2016] UPDATE: On 1 November, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay met with British MPs at the Houses of Parliament and...

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Action: Call on China to stop Larung Gar…

18-03-2018

[17 February 2017] UPDATED: Take action calling on the Chinese government to immediately halt the demolition and expulsions at the Larung...

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British MPs urge China to halt demolitio…

18-03-2018

[27 October 2016] On International Religious Freedom Day, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet has issued a statement expressing its deep...

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London protest: Global Day of Action for…

18-03-2018

[22 October 2016] On 19 October, approximately 100 Tibetans and Tibet supporters gathered in London to take part in the Global...

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Action: Call on China to stop Larung Gar…

18-03-2018

[17 February 2017] UPDATED: Take action calling on the Chinese government to immediately halt the demolition and expulsions at the Larung...

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Larung Gar nuns told to voluntarily leav…

18-03-2018

[11 October] Update: The Chinese authorities have threatened nuns at Larung Gar with a complete ban from religious studies if they...

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Two monks jailed for sharing information…

18-03-2018

[6 October 2016] Two Tibetans monks who were arrested in connection to a self-immolation in 2015 have each been given 18-month...

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Singers released after four-year jail te…

18-03-2018

[6 October] Two Tibetan singers jailed for singing songs deemed to be politically sensitive, including about the Dalai Lama, have been...

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Tibet Society attends Seventh Internatio…

18-03-2018

[14 September 2016] The Seventh International Tibet Support Groups Conference, held in Brussels and opened by the Dalai Lama, concluded on...

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Action: Call on China to stop Larung Gar…

18-03-2018

[17 February 2017] UPDATED: Take action calling on the Chinese government to immediately halt the demolition and expulsions at the Larung...

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Three nuns commit suicide at Larung Gar …

18-03-2018

[6 September 2016] Three Tibetan nuns have committed suicide in protest against the state-sanctioned demolition work at the Larung Gar Buddhist...

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Benefit Night in aid of Tibet Society

18-03-2018

[25 August 2016] Tibetan Community in Britain is delighted to co-host an evening of culture, fun and positive vibes in support...

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China expelling half the population of i…

18-03-2018

[10 August 2016] At the end of July, Chinese authorities in Tibet began demolition work on Larung Gar, one of the...

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A Visit to Dharamsala

18-03-2018

[8 August 2016] In mid-July, Tibet Society's President Norman Baker visited the Tibetan exile community in Dharamsala, northern India. Whilst there...

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Film Premiere: A Mother's Son

18-03-2018

[25 July 2016] Tibet Society hosted the premiere of a new documentary film, A Mother's Son, by Nawang N. Anja-Tsang, at the...

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Khenpo Kartse released after serving ful…

18-03-2018

[19 July 2016] Renowned Tibetan religious leader Khenpo Kartse has been released from prison in Chengdu after serving his full two...

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Yeshe Choedron awarded inaugural ‘Tenzin…

18-03-2018

[14 July 2016] A new international award for Tibetan human rights defenders has been bestowed upon political prisoner Yeshe Choedron, who...

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Tory Commission slams UK government's re…

18-03-2018

[7 July 2016] A Conservative Party commission published a report last week condemning the UK government's relationship with China. The scathing...

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Tashi Lhunpo Monks in London: 5 July 201…

18-03-2018

Tibet Society is pleased to announce on Tuesday 5 July 2016 it will be hosting the Tashi Lhunpo monks for...

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Internationally renowned Tibetan film di…

18-03-2018

[30 June 2016] An award-winning Tibetan film director, who recently had his latest film showcased in the UK, has been detained...

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Obama meets Dalai Lama and encourages Ch…

18-03-2018

[16 June 2016] The Dalai Lama met President Barack Obama in Washington DC on 15 June amidst criticism from China. Following...

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MPs call on UK to raise Tibet at UN Huma…

18-03-2018

[15 June 2016] The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet has called on the UK government to ensure China's human rights record...

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Second Tibetan writer imprisoned in 2016…

18-03-2018

[10 June 2016] A second Tibetan writer has been jailed this year by the authorities in Tibet after writing articles critical...

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Report: The Human Rights Situation in Ti…

18-03-2018

[13 May 2016] Tibet Society has published a 12-page report, "The Human Rights Situation in Tibet: 2013-2016", summarising the abuses the...

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China attempts to cover-up self-immolati…

18-03-2018

[10 May 2016] The Chinese authorities have attempted to censor Tibet's second self-immolation this year by restricting information from leaving the...

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Observing Tibetan democracy in action

18-03-2018

[29 April 2016] In March 2016, Norman Baker, President of Tibet Society and former UK MP, took part in an international...

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Lobsang Sangay elected to second term as…

18-03-2018

[29 April 2016] The results of the Tibetan parliamentary elections were announced on 27 April, with Dr Lobsang Sangay, the incumbent...

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UK Foreign Office to answer human rights…

18-03-2018

[27 April 2016] UK Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay will be answering questions live on Twitter at 12 noon on Thursday...

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Action: Call for release of Tibetan lang…

18-03-2018

[18 January 2017] UPDATE: Tashi Wangchuk, an advocate of Tibetan language education, has been charged with “inciting separatism” after his peaceful work...

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MPs criticise UK government policy on hu…

17-03-2018

[8 April 2016] The Foreign Affairs Committee has published a report criticising the UK government over its approach to human rights...

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Jailed Tibetan blogger appeals sentence …

17-03-2018

[7 April 2016] Shokjang, who was sentenced to three years imprisonment in February on charges of “inciting separatism”, has written an...

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"A mere palm cannot hide the sun…

17-03-2018

[17 March 2016] On 10 March 2016, the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising, Tibetans and Tibet supporters gathered in...

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Tibet Uprising Anniversary 2016: UK Even…

17-03-2018

Show your support for freedom and justice for Tibet and express solidarity with Tibetans inside Tibet by participating in events...

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David Cameron called upon to meet Dalai …

17-03-2018

[9 March 2016] Tibet Society's press release on the eve of the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising.David Cameron called...

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Two teenagers self-immolate on same day;…

17-03-2018

[3 March 2016] Two Tibetans have died after self-immolating on 29 February, the first such protests in six months. Kalsang Wangdu...

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ACTION: Tibetan blogger jailed for three…

17-03-2018

[29 February 2016] China's continued crackdown on any form of dissent in Tibet has been further exemplified by the imprisonment of...

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Tibet second only to Syria for lack of f…

17-03-2018

[5 February 2016] Tibet has been ranked as the second worst place for freedom and human rights in 2015. According to...

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Tibetan former political prisoner to spe…

17-03-2018

[22 January 2016] Monk and former political prisoner Golog Jigme will be giving a public talk at the UK Parliament on...

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China omits Dalai Lama from database of …

17-03-2018

[22 January 2016] The Chinese government has published a database of “verified” living Buddhas in what it says is an effort...

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2016 News

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Tibet Events in the UK

09-02-2018

2018 9 May: Roundtable Discussion on  Access to Tibet; London, UK Parliament   2017 Wednesday 22 February: Talk on Rewalsar; YorkSaturday 25 February:...

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