The Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Human Rights and Petitions of the Czech Senate adopted a resolution on May 30, 2023 expressing opposition to China’s policies against Tibetans.
Recent reports in Chinese state media indicate that authorities in Tibet are continuing their drive to indoctrinate Tibetan children at early ages and to enforce allegiance to the rule and the ideology of the Chinese Communist Party.
China’s global propaganda forum on development in Tibet reconvened on May 23, marking its return after a hiatus since 2019 owing to the global pandemic. Following a familiar pattern, foreign Sinophiles with a favorable view and ideological alignment with China embarked on a week-long tour of Tibet before gathering in Beijing for the day-long global propaganda forum.
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations say that the human rights situation in Tibet is a “major concern to us” and that they will continue voicing their concerns about it.
As she returned once again to protest on 15 May, Gonpo Kyi, the elder sister of imprisoned Tibetan former businessman Dorjee Tashi, was forcibly dragged into a white police vehicle. Her status is unknown.
As the elder sister of imprisoned Tibetan former businessman Dorjee Tashi returned to protest again on 10 May, Chinese police forcibly removed her from the protest site after first repeating the tactic of blocking the area around her from public view with barriers.
Ahead of an informal meeting of EU Foreign Affairs ministers, the International Campaign for Tibet has joined other groups in urging the EU and its member states to ensure that their review of the EU strategy on China results in concrete and strengthened actions on human rights.
The International Campaign for Tibet welcomes the statement released today, 27 April 2023, by six independent UN Special Rapporteurs on the Chinese authorities’ so-called “vocational training programs” for Tibetans.
Apparently undeterred by a police beating during her protest a little over one month ago, Gonpo Kyi (Chinese: Gongbao Ji), elder sister of imprisoned former Tibetan businessman Dorjee Tashi, returned to protest in front of the Tibet Autonomous Region Higher People’s Court on 23 April 2023.
The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, recognized in 1995 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in accordance with Tibetan Buddhist tradition, turns 34 on April 25, 2023. However, he was swiftly kidnapped by the Chinese government in 1995 itself at the mere age of 6. This child—now an adult–has never been seen since.