Tibetans protesting his death in detention are also taken into custody, a local source says.
Police fire on Tibetan herders after they confront Chinese Muslims caught rustling yaks.
Injuries suffered in beatings are now being treated but may not heal, his brother says.
Religious institutions are required to abide by four requirements under the watchful eye of management committees.
Gyaye Phuntsok never recovered from injuries to his legs suffered during beatings in prison, sources say.
Travel by air and by train is banned amid Chinese security fears in a month of sensitive anniversaries.
Hundreds greet him warmly on his return despite authorities' attempts to block a public welcome.
A friend held with him has also completed his sentence but has not yet been released, sources say.
Joleb Jigme had been jailed for revealing state secrets, a charge often made against Tibetans spreading news of political protests.
Exile Tibetan media reports show incumbent Lobsang Sangay ahead in polls.
Selection comes as the struggle for autonomy marks five years since the Dalai Lama withdrew from politics.
Some Tibetans question the plans, saying there isn't enough snow and that Beijing has yet to examine the project's impacts.
Rights groups and family members fear Jigme Gyatso, also known as Jigme Goril, may have been tortured in custody.
Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorje says it’s critical that every Tibetan remain alive to preserve the land and the people.
Chinese authorities isolate family members, telling them to say the protester died in a house fire.
She is taken into custody after holding up a photo of the Dalai Lama and calling out for Tibetan freedom.
His action comes as a Tibetan student in India also sets himself on fire to protest China's rule in Tibetan areas.
Jamyang Dorje is taken into custody after calling in public for Tibetan freedom and the Dalai Lama's return.
Armed police mingle with the crowds at an annual celebration of the Lunar New Year.
Gomar Choephel had been held for seven months before being sentenced and may not have to serve his full term.
Speaking in Minnesota, he thanks Tibetans living in exile for keeping Tibetan culture and values alive.
Judicial authorities say Shokjang sought to foment discord and instability in Tibetan areas.
They are conducting prayers in their homes and through a mobile text and messaging service, despite efforts by authorities to prevent such activities.
Tibetans now join Han Chinese in taking rare fish from scenic Qinghai Lake, environmental activists say.
They are taken into custody after hundreds openly pray for the exiled spiritual leader's good health and long life.
Trigyal's body is returned to his family after he succumbs to torture at the hands of authorities, sources say.
Stores serving the public may no longer sell or display images of the exiled spiritual leader, authorities say.
Contest proceeds with apparent state approval despite blocked initiatives in other Tibetan-populated areas.
They say their county's education department has withheld funds sent by central government authorities for their school.
University affiliation of the instructors may have allowed the course to proceed without interference by authorities.