The self-immolation of a young man in Tibet in 2015 has reportedly come to light after the Chinese government successfully kept it hidden for more than five years.
The Swedish climate activist, 18, and the Tibetan Buddhist leader, 85, were unlikely but effective partners a few days ago at the Mind & Life Institute’s “A Conversation on the Crisis of Climate Feedback Loops,” which streamed live to millions of people around the globe.
Ahead of the upcoming Plenary session of the European Parliament, ICT and 35 other civil society organisations have launched a Joint Appeal to the European Institutions calling for the inclusion of enforceable human rights clauses in the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment.
Several thousand Tibetans in exile voted on Jan. 3, 2021 in the first round of the two-round elections for the president and the parliament of the Central Tibetan Administration.
Update: The Tibetan Policy and Support Act was signed by the US president on 27 December 2020. It is now US law. Congress today passed a bill that will dramatically upgrade US support for Tibetans in key areas, including by sanctioning Chinese officials if they try to appoint the next Dalai Lama. The Tibetan Policy […]
For expressing her thoughts on the popular Chinese social media app WeChat, the Trika County Public Security Bureau placed a Tibetan woman named Tsering Tso in 10 days of administrative detention last month.
As the Council of the European Union today a new framework for sanctioning human rights violators around the world, the International Campaign for Tibet called on the EU and its Member States to use this new mechanism to target Chinese officials responsible for grave human rights violations in Tibet.
Religious freedom and the succession of the Dalai Lama should be at the top of the human rights agenda in dealing with China, the International Campaign for Tibet’s outreach director said at a US Mission in Geneva event last week.
The Chinese government has included several Tibetan officials working in stability maintenance in restive Tibetan regions on a list of honorees in 2020, sending a clear message to Tibetans that those working within the Chinese security apparatus will be rewarded.
The Chinese government has detained a 29-year-old Tibetan monk for more than a year and prevented him from communicating with the outside world after he posted his opinions about Tibetan issues on a popular Chinese social media platform.