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The Velvet Queen review – powerful hymn to the land of the snow leopard
This account of a photography expedition in Tibet goes beyond usual nature documentary territory in its writerly contemplation of the wild

Peter Bradshaw

25, Apr, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Tibet builds makeshift Covid hospitals despite one case since pandemic began
The move in Tibet, which has reported one Covid case since 2020, comes as 16 million people remain in lockdown in Shanghai

Helen Davidson in Taipei

21, Apr, 2022 @11:22 AM

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‘We are so divided now’: how China controls thought and speech beyond its borders
The long read: The arrest of a Tibetan New York city cop on spying charges plays into the community’s long-held suspicions that the People’s Republic is watching them

Lauren Hilgers

26, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Celtics’ China broadcasts erased after Kanter attacks ‘cultural genocide’ in Tibet
Highlights of Boston Celtics games have been erased from the NBA’s Chinese broadcast partner after one of the team’s players attacked government policy in Tibet

Guardian sport

21, Oct, 2021 @4:15 PM

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Man given death sentence for ex-wife’s livestream murder that shocked China
Brutal death of social media star Lhamo has shone spotlight on domestic violence in the country

Helen Davidson and Vincent Ni

14, Oct, 2021 @11:55 AM

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Balloon review – beauty and melancholy in Tibet’s sheep-herding life
Writer-director Pema Tseden tells this story of a clash between modernity and tradition as a woman is dismayed to find she is pregnant

Phuong Le

26, Sep, 2021 @8:41 AM

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Embrace Communist rule, China tells Tibet on 70th anniversary of invasion
Politburo official makes remarks at Tibetan palace amid crackdown on practice of non-Han religions

Helen Davidson in Taipei

20, Aug, 2021 @9:38 AM

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Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama
The spiritual leader has mused that he may return as a woman. But his succession has turned into a political battle

Hannah Ellis-Petersen South Asia correspondent

31, Jul, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Tibet monks jailed with no apparent evidence of wrongdoing, says HRW
Four men were jailed for up to 20 years after violent raid on monastery in 2019, says Human Rights Watch

Helen Davidson in Taipei

06, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Don’t ignore the plight of Tibet under the Chinese Communist party | Letter
Letter: Chinese rule in Tibet has been characterised by brutal repression and ethnic cleansing, writes Terry Philpot – and yet the rest of the world takes little interest


01, Jul, 2021 @5:24 PM

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Tiananmen Square, Uyghur Court: Tower Hamlets plans name changes in solidarity
As the Chinese embassy prepares to move in, councillors vote to support the ‘freedom and diversity of our borough’

Haroon Siddique

19, Mar, 2021 @12:07 PM

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Yak politics: Tibetans’ vegetarian dilemma amid China meat boom
While China pushes for more industrialised farms, Buddhist monks urge now-sedentary nomads to embrace vegetarianism

Michael Standaert

04, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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