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  • Tibetan Monks Detained Over Prayers for Dalai Lama

    Chinese police have detained a religious teacher and fellow monks in the Chamdo prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region after accusing them of sponsoring special prayers for exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, according to Tibetan sources.

  • Tibetan Nun Self-Immolator Identified

    A previously unnamed Tibetan nun who set herself on fire Saturday to protest Chinese rule in a Tibetan county in Sichuan province has now been identified, but her condition remains unknown, Tibetan sources in the region and in exile said Monday.

  • Driru Area Tibetans Sentenced in Secret

    Three Tibetans detained last year on suspicion of involvement in activities challenging Chinese rule have been handed long terms in jail, with their families only recently learning of their fate, according to sources in the region and in exile.

  • Six More Monks Detained in Tibet's Sog County

    Chinese authorities have detained six Tibetan monks on suspicion of activities challenging Beijing’s rule amid a continuing security crackdown in a restive county in the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), according to sources.

  • Monks Detained Over Painting of Tibetan Independence Slogans

    Chinese authorities have detained two monks in connection with the painting of Tibetan independence slogans on boulders amid a crackdown in a restive county in the Tibet Autonomous Region, and have tightened controls on monasteries in neighboring Qinghai province, according to sources.

Other News

  • Apr 23, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    China's underground water quality worsens: report

    BEIJING, April 23,2014-- Nearly 60 percent of monitored areas of China had "very poor" or "relatively poor" underground water quality last year, a new report showed on Tuesday.

  • Apr 23, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Labor Activists Held As China's Shoe Factory Strike Continues

    Two employees of a non-government labor organization supporting thousands of striking workers in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong were being held in an undisclosed location on Wednesday after being summoned by state security police for questioning, their colleagues said.

  • Apr 22, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Chinese Labor Camp Whistleblower Escapes, Vows to Pursue Lawsuit

    A former inmate of a notorious labor camp in China has escaped from house arrest following her release from criminal detention, vowing to continue her lawsuit against the authorities about her treatment at the facility.

  • Apr 22, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Chinese Police Probe Bloodshed After Beating Sparks Violent Backlash

    Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang are investigating the brutal beating of five urban management officials by an angry crowd after reports said the officials beat a citizen journalist to death, sparking violent protests and clashes with police over the weekend.

  • Apr 22, 2014 in Miscellaneous

    Tibetan Language Promotion Event Blocked by China

    Chinese authorities have at the last minute blocked a move to hold a traditional Tibetan language competition in a Tibetan-populated county in Sichuan province, citing concerns over the “political implications” of the event, sources said.