Tibetan scholar and educational sociologist Dr. Gyal Lo concluded earlier this month an advocacy tour to Belgium, the Netherlands and Italy, where he warned about the harmful impact of China’s assimilationist education policies in Tibet.
At the 53rd session of the UN Human Rights Council currently underway in Geneva, the International Campaign for Tibet along with a number of countries has once again urged China to put an end to its systematic rights violations in Tibet.
A Tibetan former political prisoner had an audience with the Dalai Lama this past weekend 15 years after he was arrested and tortured for making a documentary about China’s brutal occupation of Tibet.
European Council conclusions on EU strategy on China adopted on 30 June 2023.
China’s authorities in Tibet are underscoring their intent to indoctrinate Tibetan children by implementing “national unity education” in a model kindergarten in Lhasa, according to Chinese state media reports from early June, 2023.
The Tibetan community in the Netherlands has sent a letter to the Dutch Foreign Ministry calling for a new report investigating the influence and interference of the People’s Republic of China in the Netherlands.
Canadian parliamentarians in an international human rights subcommittee are calling for sanctions against Chinese government officials responsible for a coercive boarding school system that has separated the vast majority of Tibetan schoolchildren from their families, language and culture.
Bhuchung K. Tsering, head of research and monitoring at the International Campaign for Tibet, received the Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom last week in Washington for his lifelong commitment to Tibetans suffering under Communist Chinese oppression.
In advance of the European Council of 29-30 June, the International Campaign for Tibet has joined other human rights groups in a letter urging the EU and its member states to ensure that human rights remain at the core of a robust and ambitious European Union (EU) approach to relations with the government of China.
On the 34th anniversary of the Chinese government massacring its own people in Tiananmen Square, it’s time for China’s leaders to respect universal values of human rights and democracy.