22/01/2020

environment

Chinese miners threaten Tibetans trying to save sacred mountain from uranium ...

Chinese authorities have used intimidation and threats of force to block attempts by local Tibetans to save a sacred mountain from uranium mining at Dringwa (Ch: Zhanwa) Township in Dzoege (Ch: Ruo’ergai) County, Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. According to reliable information received by TCHRD, […]

China China releases Tibetan political prisoner upon completion of 15 years’ term

The Chinese authorities in Tibet have released a long-serving political prisoner, Thupten Yeshi, upon completion of his 15-year imprisonment term on 5 July 2007, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). Thupten Yeshi was arrested on 6 July 1992 on alleged charges […]