Detentions reported in latest Tibetan protest self-immolation

A Tibetan father of two who self-immolated yesterday taken away along with a group of other Tibetans in Zoege (Ch: Ruo'ergai) County in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. On 30 November, at around 9 am … [Continue reading]

China alienates, angers Tibetan students with political education

In one of the major protests witnessed this year in Tibet, about a thousand Tibetan students at Sorig Lobling medical school in Chabcha (Ch: Gonghe) protested against the Chinese government. The protest[i] broke out on 26 November in Chabcha (Ch: … [Continue reading]

Nun’s last note celebrates Dalai Lama’s return

A Tibetan nun who died of protest self-immolation on 25 November had left a note, carefully put in an envelope, along with a photograph on which was scribbled this line: "For the benefit of the people of the land of snow, beloved sons and daughters … [Continue reading]

Tibetan dies of untreated burns in police custody in Nagchu

New information reaching TCHRD confirms the 7 November protest self-immolation by a Tibetan father of two in Diru (Ch: Biru) County in Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. It has now emerged that Tsegyal, 27, was taken into … [Continue reading]

Two more Tibetans die of protest self-immolation

Two more Tibetans died of burning protests in separate incidents, taking the total number of self-immolations in Tibet to 86 since 2009, according to confirmed information received by TCHRD. Kalsang Kyap, 24, set himself on fire in front of … [Continue reading]

Tibetan burnings continue as China enforces ban on self-immolation

Six Tibetans have died of protest self-immolation in Tibet since local Chinese authorities in Malho (Ch: Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, began implementing a new campaign, inaugurated through a publicly issued notification … [Continue reading]

Translated text of questionnaire that sparked Chabcha student protest

TCHRD has translated the contents of a questionnaire that was distributed among students at Sorig Lobling School in Chabcha (Ch: Gonghe) town in Serchen County in Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. Relevant … [Continue reading]

Thousands of Tibetan students protest China’s political education

Thousands of Tibetan students at Sorig Lobling medical school in Chabcha (Ch: Gonghe) protested against the distribution of a ten-point political questionnaire and accompanying “patriotic education” sessions that contained disparaging remarks against … [Continue reading]

Full text of official notification punishing Tibetan self-immolations

The following is a complete translation of public notification issued by Chinese authorities in Malho (Ch: Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. Issued on 14 November, the notification was issued by through Malho Prefectural TV … [Continue reading]

Monks barred from holding religious rituals to observe teen monk’s death

Chinese authorities have banned monks from Ngoshul Monastery to offer condolences and join prayer rituals to observe the death of a teen monk who died after setting himself on fire in protest against the Chinese government in Ngoshul Village in … [Continue reading]