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Tibetan MPs and many others join TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement

On 22 March 2008, three members of Tibetan Parliament in exile, Mr. Karma Yeshi, Mr. Sertha Tsultrim and Mr. Dawa Tsering joined TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement launched to end killings, arbitrary arrests, inhumane torture and enforced disappearances in Tibet. Later, hundreds of other Tibetans joined our movement by voluntarily tonsuring their heads in front of Main Temple gate, Mcleod Ganj, Dharamsala. Our movement is now gaining a huge momentum as many more Tibetans and Tibet supporters in all parts of the world are tonsuring their heads to express their solidarity to those Tibetans who were killed, arbitrarily arrested and disappeared without …

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Hundreds of Tibetans protested in Chentsa, Malho “TAP”, Qinghai Province

On 22 March 2008, around hundreds of Tibetans carried out a peaceful protest in Markhul-thang Township, consisted of four villages, which is located in Chentsa County, Malho “TAP”, Qinghai Province in north-eastern Tibet according to information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). The Tibetans in Markhul-thang Township were carrying out special religious ceremony for a prosperous bounty harvest for this year. Shortly after the end of the ritual ceremony, several hundreds of Tibetans erupted into a peaceful protest by proceeding to the County headquarter chanting slogans.

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Fresh ultimatum issued in Gansu for Tibetans to surrender

After days of protests in the different Tibetan areas of Gansu Province which saw the death of scores of Tibetans, the Chinese government sent thousands of troops on foot, trucks and helicopters into the area in an attempt to curb and hunt for protesters. Fresh public notices both in Tibetan and Chinese languages were posted around the county and security personnel are making public announcement of the notice through loud speakers, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD).

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