As tensions between India and China flare up, the International Campaign for Tibet has noted China’s increased military drills in Tibet, which are leading to the further militarization of a country that once served as a peaceful buffer between India and China.
The International Campaign for Tibet calls on the German EU Presidency to focus on the situation in Tibet in relations with China and to address the silence about the devastating human rights situation on the Tibetan Plateau.
The International Campaign for Tibet has seen reports in the Chinese media about diplomats from 10 European and other countries being taken on a trip to two Tibetan areas in Sichuan Province.
A Chinese court in a Tibetan area rejected on June 17 the appeal of Tibetan activist Anya Sengdra, who received a 7-year prison sentence in 2019 for his peaceful campaign against corruption by Chinese government officials.
One of the most beautiful symbols of Tibetan culture and religion is forcibly coming down as part of China’s efforts to destroy the traditions and way of life inside Tibet.
As the European Union prepares to hold its annual summit with China next week, the International Campaign for Tibet urges its leaders to use this opportunity to demand concrete improvements on human rights in Tibet and to reiterate at the highest level their call for reciprocal access to Tibet.
In a report released today for an upcoming human rights review of Nepal, FIDH and ICT call on the Nepali government to respect and fulfill the rights of Tibetans in Nepal, who have become more vulnerable as a result of China’s mounting influence in the Himalayan country.
A report published today by the International Campaign for Tibet highlights the dangers posed by China’s lack of reciprocity with the European Union in regard to access to Tibet.
Recently published police recruitment announcements in Tibet illustrate how China’s hiring practices discriminate against Tibetans, including by barring individuals for participating in “separatist activities” and those whose family members have “exited the country illegally.”
This year’s two delayed and shortened political meetings of the Chinese government in Beijing saw a renewed focus on an “anti-separatism campaign” and “stability” and a call for “absolute loyalty” by the Tibetan people to Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party.