China closes Tibetan orphanage school in Amdo

Chinese authorities in Lhu Chu region of Amdo, eastern Tibet have forcibly closed down a Tibetan orphanage and arrested two of its teachers. Exile sources have said that the school’s strict adherence to teaching Tibetan language and culture was the reason

Father dies of emotional shock after son’s arrest

In another instance of death due to emotional shock, an elderly Tibetan man died after his son was arbitrarily arrested by Chinese security personnel in March this year. Tsetan Tashi, in his 60s, died of shock after security officers arrested his son, Tsewang Norbu