Official notice warns against immolations, flammable liquids at Machu Horse-r...

Hundreds of armed forces, particularly the People’s Armed Police, were deployed at the immensely popular annual horse-racing festival at Machu (Chinese: Maqu) county in Kanlho (Chinese: Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, on 12 August this year, as local authorities were apprehensive of Tibetans staging protests and self-immolations at the […]

Tibetan man arrested for participating in 2008 uprising

A Tibetan man, 34, was arrested in Machu (Ch: Maqu) County of Kanlho (Ch: Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province. Shonu Palden, a nomad by occupation, was arrested on 18 June 2012 from a local restaurant in Belpen Township by Chinese security personnel who came in four vehicles in Machu […]

Tibetan students staged peaceful protest in Machu County

Tibetan students in Machu County, Kanlho “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture” (‘TAP’) in Gansu Province have staged a peaceful protest on 3 April 2010 against the Chinese government sacking their school heads, according to information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) from reliable sources. The students of […]

Tibetan website proprietor arrested in Gansu province

According to information received by Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) from a reliable source, Kunchok Tsephel, who run a Tibetan language and culture website – Chomei (eng. Lamp) (http://www.tibetcm.com/index.html) was arrested at his home in Gannan “Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture” (“TAP”), Gansu Province. On 26 February 2009, the […]