The International Campaign for Tibet and over 220 other nongovernmental organizations today urged UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to postpone her upcoming trip to China “or risk walking into a propaganda minefield laid out by the Chinese Communist Party.”
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The International Campaign for Tibet is deeply worried about the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights’ upcoming visit to China, as there is serious concern that her visit cannot be considered credible.
Ahead of a planned visit of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet to China, 60 international non-governmental organizations including the International Campaign for Tibet have expressed their deep concern about the lack of transparency regarding the visit.
At the ongoing 49th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the International Campaign for Tibet’s UN advocacy team have, on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights, delivered four statements on Tibet.
The Chinese government’s attempts to interfere this week at the UN Human Rights Council when an activist called for access to Tibet are concerning, the International Campaign for Tibet said today.
The International Campaign for Tibet on 2 December 2021 delivered a statement at the 14th Session of the UN Forum on Minority Issues, calling for an end to Chinese policies of “Sinicization” in Tibet and for a resumption of the Sino-Tibetan dialogue.
A Chinese government response to an allegation letter by four UN experts and expert bodies regarding the cases of two detained Tibetans, Rinchen Tsultrim and Go Sherab Gyatso, confirms the concerns of rights groups, the International Campaign for Tibet said today.
At the 48th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva today, Mélanie Blondelle delivered a statement on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR) urging the Council to pay more attention to the worsening human rights situation in Tibet and asking it to take concerted efforts to address it.
At the ongoing 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Kai Mueller raised cases of arbitrary detention and disappearance of Tibetans and human rights issues related to development policies in Tibet.
Four independent UN human rights experts and bodies have raised the cases of the detained Tibetans Rinchen Tsultrim and Go Sherab Gyatso in a communication to the Chinese government that became public today.