The International Campaign for Tibet is concerned about the recent appointment of Chinese minister Jiang Duan to the Consultative Group of the UN Human Rights Council, which will give China significant leverage over the selection of UN independent human rights experts.
Sharing information about the Dalai Lama’s proposal for Tibetan autonomy is now a crime in Tibet under new measures aimed at turning Tibetans against one another and criminalizing opinions contrary to Chinese state propaganda.
Merely listening to teachings by the Dalai Lama on their phone landed a 75-year-old man and his son in custody late last year in Tibet, where the Chinese government routinely violates Tibetans’ religious freedom.
In this edition: New ‘ethnic unity’ regulations violate Tibetans’ human rights; ICT’s recommendations for next Global Biodiversity Framework; Tibetan Uprising Day commemorated around the world; Tibet at the 43rd session of the UN Human Rights Council (…)
Germany backs Tibetans’ right to select their religious leaders
Coronavirus response in Tibet: arrests, crackdown, religious repression
Amid continued efforts to bolster its image internationally and indicate a sense of normalcy after the Coronavirus crisis, Chinese authorities have announced the reopening of some monasteries around the Tibetan capital Lhasa to the public, starting today.