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Chinese authorities force closure of popular Tibetan school

Amid an ongoing government campaign to close private Tibetan schools, the Jigme Gyaltsen Nationalities Vocational School in Golog (Chinese: Guoluo) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai, was shut down on 12 July 2024.

Taming the Drichu: China’s Derge Dam Threatens Tibetan Culture and Communities

The people of Derge, a town in eastern Tibet, have risen up in opposition to the planned Kamtok (Ch: Gangtuo) hydropower project in their region. China’s move to build the dam despite local opposition is indicative of the Chinese government’s willingness to disregard negative impacts on Tibetan communities upstream in order to provide energy to […]

As UPR concludes, UN Human Rights Council voices clear criticism of China’s abuses in Tibet

The United Nations Human Rights Council has once again issued substantive criticism of Beijing’s systematic human rights violations against Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hong Kongers and Chinese. This evaluation of China’s human rights record came during China’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), which takes place every four and a half years and whose final report was adopted by the UN Human Rights Council today.

Tibetan Empowerment Days to take place in Brussels in September

The International Campaign for Tibet will hold the Tibetan Empowerment Days – a programme aimed at empowering Tibetans and Tibet supporters across Europe to advocate for Tibet at the European level – from 23-26 September in Brussels.

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Buddhist Association of China takes a leading role in China’s attempts to control and forcibly reshape Tibetan Buddhism

Report Summary This report shows how the Buddhist Association of China (BAC), a supposedly non-political organization, is becoming a key instrument in the Chinese Communist Party’s strategy to assimilate and transform Tibetan Buddhism – particularly in relation to the search for and recognition of reincarnate lamas. The BAC has a special Tibetan Buddhism Working Committee […]

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