Police take a village leader into custody after he refuses to sign his approval for the project, a local source says.
A former leader of Tibetan student protests, he was sentenced for his writings criticizing Chinese policies in Tibetan areas.
The monk, named Lodroe, had joined in protests in Lhasa in March 2008 challenging Beijing's rule in Tibet.
The Tibetan father of two daughters burns himself to death in protest against Chinese rule in the region.
They are held and questioned for hours before being put on a plane back to South Korea.
New draperies have been hung behind the temple's central image, suggesting hidden damage, sources say.
Tsegon Gyal had published a blog post criticizing Beijing's approach to enforcing 'ethnic unity' in Tibetan areas.
No casualties are reported, but the extent of damage to the compound's ancient structures and religious treasures is still unclear.
Tashi Choeying was visiting his family in Sichuan when he was arrested and vanished into police custody.
Geshe Tsewang Namgyal had taken part in protests six years ago in Sichuan calling for Tibetan freedom.
Lodroe Gyatso had been taken into custody just minutes after launching a solo protest in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace.
Gartze Jigme is now banned from public speaking and may not return to his monastery for one year.
Two suspected Indian members of the Bangladeshi militant group have been arrested, police say.
Ngawang Tsomo was subjected to torture and poor conditions during her seven-year sentence.
Lodroe Gyatso is believed to have shouted political slogans in front of Lhasa's Potala Palace, sources say.
The conference is a further bid by Tibetans to protect their culture.
Sources say confiscated passports have not been reissued, despite a an earlier pledge by authorities.
Sudden recall order affects hundreds who traveled to India to hear the Dalai Lama’s teachings.
It urges the European Union's member states to raise the issue of human rights violations in all its talks with China.
Inspired by the teachings of a revered religious leader, they vow to give up smoking, gambling, and alcohol.
Hundreds of families are moved from traditional grazing lands now worked by Chinese mines.
Tashi Wangchuk faces a Chinese court in what rights group Amnesty International calls a 'sham trial' on trumped-up charges.
He had spoken to an India-based Tibetan advocacy group about restrictions imposed on his family.
Lhamo Tso, the wife of Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, shares her feelings following his successful escape from Tibet and reunion with his family.
Dhondup Wangchen arrives safely in San Francisco after escaping a restricted life in Tibet.
Already in poor health before his arrest, he was tortured and has been made to perform hard labor in prison.
His father has been detained in Barkham county, where authorities complain of expenses incurred by protester's stay in hospital.
Unidentified victim near Kirti Monastery represents 152nd self-immolation case inside Tibet since 2009.
He had taken part in protests for Tibetan freedom and suffered beatings and torture before being released in bad health.
The move further tightens Chinese authorities' restrictions at the once-sprawling Tibetan Buddhist study center.