Ahead of World Environment Day on Sunday 5 June, the International Campaign for Tibet has released a new report highlithing China’s persecution of Tibetan environmental defenders.
Controls on Tibetan Buddhist monasteries look set to tighten with the coming into force of China’s “Measures for the Financial Management of Religious Activity Sites.”
The International Campaign for Tibet is deeply disappointed at the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet’s visit to China as she gave a political victory to the Communist regime.
The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet should raise Tibet loud and clear, and she should condemn systematic human rights abuses in Tibet, while on her visit to China, the International Campaign for Tibet said today.
The International Campaign for Tibet welcomes the recognition of the ongoing human rights crisis in Tibet and the need for unfettered access to Tibet in the new communique from the Group of Seven’s foreign ministers.
On May 17, 1995, Chinese authorities kidnapped a 6-year-old Tibetan boy, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, just days after the Dalai Lama recognized him as the reincarnated Panchen Lama, one of Tibetan Buddhism’s most important leaders.
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.”
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.
The 11th Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, turns 33 on 25 April 25 2022, but he has not been seen in public since his abduction by Chinese authorities 27 years ago at age 6.
The European Union has highlighted the further worsening of the overall human rights situation in China and the continuing repressive policies of the Chinese government in Tibet.