The European Union has highlighted the further worsening of the overall human rights situation in China and the continuing repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet.
Europe and Tibet
En amont de l’élection présidentielle française de 2022, dont le premier tour aura lieu ce dimanche 10 avril, certains candidats ont précisé à ICT leurs positions sur la question tibétaine.
Remarks by President Charles Michel after the EU-China summit via videoconference
In advance of the upcoming EU-China Summit, due to take place virtually on 1st April, the International Campaign for Tibet urges the European Union to ensure that the Tibetans’ right for self-determination and human rights feature on the agenda of the discussions.
EU Statement at the 49th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council – 21 March 2022
Ahead of the virtual EU-China Summit, due to take place on 1 April, a group of NGO including ICT has written to EU leaders to share their concerns and recommendations.
In a joint letter published today, three NGOs including ICT called on the EU to extend its list of human rights sanctions to Chinese officials responsible for serious human rights violations in the Tibet and Uyghur regions.
On the eve of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, a group of members of the European and national parliaments have urged the European Union to impose a diplomatic boycott of the Games to denounce China’s human rights record.
Ahead of the European Council Summit of 16 December 2021, over 250 non-governmental organizations, including the International Campaign for Tibet, have called for a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.
After France and the Netherlands, Tibetan activist and filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen, who spent 6 years in jail for his film “Leaving Fear Behind”, has continued his European advocacy tour with a three-day visit in Belgium this week.