Tibetan NGO worker serving life sentence surfaces in Lhasa hospital

Wangdue, a Tibetan NGO activist, who was sentenced to life in 2008 during the widespread protests in Tibet, was recently seen in an army hospital in Lhasa. Around the end of February 2012, eyewitnesses saw Wangdue in a solitary room in the hospital guarded by three police officers. One of his hands was apparently broken […]

Monk self-immolates on Tibetan uprising anniversary

A Tibetan monk has self-immolated in protest today, on the 2008 Uprising Anniversary, at around 10.30 a.m (Tibet Time) at Rongbo Gonchen Monastery in Rebkong (Ch: Tongren) County, Malho (Ch: Huangnan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. Jamyang, around 34-yr-old, lighted himself on the Rongpo Gonchen Monastery’s prayer hall ground called Dolma Ground, sources told TCHRD. […]