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.
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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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Lodi Gyari, Top Envoy for the Dalai Lama, Dies at 69

For decades, Mr. Gyari led fruitless negotiations with China over the status of Tibet and promoted his homeland’s cause in Washington.
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Back Story With David Barboza

The Times’s David Barboza on a protest by Tibetan monks during a press tour in China.
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