As Tibetans protested yesterday on the anniversary of their historic uprising against Chinese rule, civil society, parliamentarians and government around the world voiced support for the Tibetan people and their 62 years of struggle against China’s oppression.
A new report by the International Campaign for Tibet 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.
The International Campaign for Tibet expresses its solidarity with the Tibetan people on the 62nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of 10 March 1959.
Today at the 46th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, ICT delivered a statement on behalf of the Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (HFHR), asking it to hold China accountable for the pattern of deaths of Tibetans after torture and mistreatment in detention.
Tibet is now tied with Syria as the least-free country in the world, according to the latest rankings from the influential watchdog group Freedom House.
The Chinese government restricted foreign journalists’ ability to report in Tibet last year while obstructing coverage of COVID-19 and carrying out the largest expulsion of foreign journalists from China since the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre, says the Foreign Correspondents’ Club of China.
On 1 March 2021, the International Campaign for Tibet, together with FIDH and its French member organisation Ligue des droits de l’Homme, addressed an open letter to the CSA, the French media regulator, expressing their concern regarding the broadcasting authorization request introduced by Chinese state-media China Global Television Network.
The Chinese government will soon have even more power to control religious clergy under new regulations that will undermine the authority of Tibetan Buddhist leaders and the Catholic Church.
The International Campaign for Tibet urges the UN Human Rights Council to investigate growing reports of torture in Tibet after Human Rights Watch reported the death of a Tibetan tour guide whom Chinese authorities tortured and abused.
In its latest bid to entrench securitization, the Chinese government has released guidelines to politically train an entire new generation of vigilant guards across China.