Armed police and checkpoints are removed during the delegation's visit.
They told the nuns they would build new residential quarters and schools, but then forced them to leave and destroyed their homes.
His protest follows a string of others in September calling for Tibetan freedom and the Dalai Lama's return.
He had been convicted of ‘smuggling’ a letter for a fellow author in prison.
Chinese authorities continue to demolish 'illegal' structures, citing crowding and pollution in the scenic area.
He had been jailed in 2014 for producing banned patriotic Tibetan songs.
Authorities say the dwellings and shops are illegal and cause environmental damage.
They had appealed after local officials failed to resolve the dispute.
Samdrub Gyatso is serving time for violating his release terms by traveling outside his home county.
The residents of seven villages in Thangkor town, Sichuan province, have made their pledges at a local monastery.
Arik Dolma Kyab was serving a 10-year jail sentence for ‘endangering national security.’
Their petition over confiscated land has still not been resolved, though.
His protest follows others in September along Ngaba's main street, called 'Heroes' Road' by local residents.
He is suffering from a lung condition he developed as a result of torture in detention.
Though ordered by doctors to rest, his health is 'in general, very good,' he says.
Monks from as many 27 monasteries in Tibetan regions of China are attending the seven-day event, which is being held under tight security.
They had moved back to the area after local officials failed to resolve the dispute.
Authorities make no move to ban or restrict the event, which is attended by Tibetans, Mongolians, and Han Chinese.
She stages her protest despite increased security following a week of similar acts.
Their public calls for Tibetan freedom follow two similar protests in Ngaba earlier in the week.
The flag is banned by Chinese authorities as a symbol of Tibetan freedom from Beijing's rule.
His protest comes a day after another young monk was taken away by authorities for protesting in the same area.
His protest comes two weeks after a Tibetan woman is detained for protesting in the same area.
Authorities had warned residents to refrain from discussing his death.
Her burning brings to 143 the total number of self-immolations in Tibetan areas of China since 2009.
Pema county man had fought with police over the body of a self-immolation protester and taken it to a monastery.
They had protested unequal distribution of local government support of housing and scholarships.
She had criticized Chinese rule in Tibetan areas, prompting police to arrest her.
The “Butter Lamp” site presented news and stories in the Tibetan language.
He is transferred from prison to an emergency care facility after complaining of severe stomach pains.