Kunchok Tsephel | Status: Imprisoned | China/Tibet Autonomous Region

Kunchok Tsephel is a prominent internet writer and editor of the Tibetan-language website Chomei (Butter Lamp), which promotes Tibetan culture and literature. He was arrested in February 2009 and… More

Tsering Woeser | Status: Under Threat | China

Award-winning Tibetan writer and poet Woeser was born in 1966 in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, where her father was a soldier in the People’s Liberation Army. More

A Lunar New Year in Flames

The Lunar New Year begins this weekend, but in Tibet, where 86 Tibetans have self-immolated in the last year as a last-ditch effort to be heard, celebrations will be… More

Dolma Kyab | Status: Released | China/Tibet Autonomous Region

Dolma Kyab is a writer and teacher in his native Tibet, born in 1976. After protests and riots broke out in Lhasa in March 2008, Dolma Kyab was reportedly… More

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