Modern Political History of Tibet
Tibet was once a great military power that “carved for itself a huge empire in Central ... read more »
In the early 1950s, China invaded Tibet, enforcing its claim to ownership of the region. The ... read more »
Protests surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games brought renewed attention to Tibet, and China’s human rights record there. In the months preceding the games, images of torch relays interrupted by protests, violent demonstrations on the streets of Lhasa and the Chinese military against a Himalayan backdrop made newspapers worldwide. Learn more about these protests, as well as where to find the latest news on events of Tibet today.
The Guardian aggregates the latest news from Tibet. In addition to a list of the most recent Guardian headlines on the country, the Guardian offers useful links, Tibet-related blog posts, multimedia and interactive guides.
Phayul.com is a Tibet news site operated by Tibetans in exile. The site provides news, opinion and press releases, along with audio and video content, and discussion forums.
The China Internet Information Center is an “authorized government portal site to China … published under the auspices of the State Council Information Office and the China International Publishing Group in Beijing.” It can be searched for the latest information on Tibet, as presented by the People’s Republic of China.
The Dalai Lama and advocates of Tibetan political sovereignty maintain that since the 1951 invasion ... read more »