Tibet news

News about Tibet and the current situation

Senior Tibetan Cleric Faces Prison in China

The abbot of two convents in a Tibetan region of western China is expected to be sentenced on charges of weapons possession and embezzlement, according to his lawyers.
Read more [New York Times Tibet news]

China Bars Foreigners From Making Visits to Tibet

The ban is another indicator of the government’s skittishness over the coming anniversary of the Communist victory in 1949.
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Tibetan Activist Who Promoted His Native Language Is Sentenced to Prison

Tashi Wangchuk was sentenced to five years in prison after he spoke to The New York Times about his worries that Tibetan is a dying language.
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Windshield Shatters on Plane in China, Pulling Pilot Partly Through Window

The other pilot on the Sichuan Airlines plane made an emergency landing after the mishap aboard the Tibet-bound aircraft.
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Sweden Accuses Man of Spying on Tibetan Refugees for China

According to an indictment, the man presented himself as sympathetic to Tibetan independence, but gathered dissidents’ details to pass to Chinese officials.
Read more [New York Times Tibet news]

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