This reports shows the impact Xi’s 10 years have had on Tibet, revealing how the Chinese president has securitized the Tibetan Plateau and tried to “Sinify” the Tibetan people – meaning turn them into Chinese.
This report collates and analyzes information on 50 cases of known Tibetan environmental defenders who have been reportedly persecuted since 2008.
This report shows how new measures of surveillance and control are threatening to turn the Tibetan Buddhist monastic community into a tool of the Chinese Communist Party.
This report provides an update on China’s efforts to restrict access to Tibet and argues the need for reciprocal and unfettered access to Tibet for European citizens, diplomats, parliamentarians and journalists.
The Chinese government plans to construct large hydropower stations in Tibetan areas, likely to have a negative impact on the environment and to lead to the relocation of thousands of local people.
In this analysis, ICT shows how a system of intense security and forced assimilation that Chinese Communist Party official Chen Quanguo first developed in Tibet is now being used in Xinjiang, where Chen and his forces have locked up at least 1 million ethnic Uyghurs and Kazakhs in prison camps because of their ethnicity, culture and religion.
Peaceful solo protests last month by three monks in the Tibetan region of Amdo who have now disappeared are the most recent occurrences of an act of remarkable courage that has become a trend in eastern Tibet since around 2014. This trend seems linked to a wish by protestors to make a strong statement about freedom and loyalty to the Dalai Lama without undertaking the more extreme act of self-immolation.
A new report published today by ICT uses satellite imagery to reveal China’s dramatic remodeling of Lhasa as a hub of hyper-securitization while the Chinese government encourages a tourist boom.
A new report by the International Campaign for Tibet reveals how Lhasa’s unique and precious remaining cultural heritage is at risk as China flouts its responsibilities under the UNESCO World Heritage Convention.
A new report published on 8 May 2018 by the International Campaign for Tibet calls for a more robust international approach on Tibet, based on the principle of reciprocity and an emerging awareness that China’s increasing authoritarian influence under Xi Jinping has extended beyond the borders of the PRC.