16/11/2019

serthar

Tibetan who witnessed China’s bloody crackdown released from prison after abo...

Chinese authorities released a Tibetan man named Sherphel from prison after almost five years in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province. Sherphel was released last year on 25 November after serving four years and ten months in prison for taking part in a […]

Tibetan youth detained for staging peaceful protest during Chinese ban on Dal...

Chinese authorities arbitrarily detained a solo Tibetan protester who called for Tibet’s freedom and long life of Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama early last month in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province.

Tibetan Nun Commits Suicide Following Demolition of Buddhist Institute

A Tibetan nun reportedly hanged herself to protest the partial demolition of the Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, a world-famous religious town located in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County, Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province.

China issues demolition order on world’s largest religious town in Tibet

Chinese authorities have announced the destruction of thousands of monastic dwellings and expulsion of monks, nuns and lay practitioners at Serthar Larung Gar Buddhist Institute, the famed Tibetan Buddhist religious encampment located in Serthar (Ch: Seda) County in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in eastern Tibet. An […]

Chinese court sentences Serthar monk to lengthy prison term

A Chinese Intermediate People’s court in Sichuan Province has sentenced a Tibetan monk, who remained incommunicado since his arrest in July 2008, to seven years in prison and deprivation of political rights for a year, according to confirmed information received by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD). […]

Smuggled Film Shows Destruction of Serthar Institute

The Tibetan Centre of Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) today screened for the first time a 10-minute documentary showing the massive destruction of Serthar Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Sichuan Province in Tibet. The documentary was made from film footage smuggled out from Tibet by ex-residents of the Institute. Serthar […]