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China approves Aust diplomat Tibet visit

A senior Australian diplomat will be allowed to visit Tibet tomorrow, as a part of a delegation granted access by the Chinese Government. Australia had requested diplomatic access to Tibet to assess the situation in the region, after a recent…


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Monks in Lhasa interrupt briefing, say China lying

BEIJING, March 27 – A group of Tibetan monks disrupted an official news briefing at a key temple in Lhasa on Thursday, accusing Chinese authorities of lying after more than two weeks of unrest in the Himalayan region, witnesses said….


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China blocks Tibet visit by diplomats

CHINA has rejected repeated requests from Australia to allow diplomats to visit Tibet, just two weeks before a visit to China by Kevin Rudd. Australian embassy officials in Beijing made a written request to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs last…


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Update on Death Toll from Tibet demonstrations

Update for Tuesday, 25 March 2008, last updated 3 pm (IST) While the most recent death toll from the demonstrations in Tibet is around 140, we are releasing the names and details of 40 identified people. Since the start of…


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Updates: Tibet Demonstrations

Update for Wednesday, 26 March 2008, last updated 2pm (IST) Re: Tibet demonstrations Tight restrictions continue in Lhasa Tsuglagkhang temple and Barkhor (area surrounding the Tsuglagkhang) continue to remain sealed by the military. Shops (except a few Chinese owned) remain…