In a response made public recently by the United Nations, the Chinese government has bluntly refuted concerns by five United Nations human rights experts and expert bodies on its intervention with the appointment of Tibetan Buddhist leaders and the case of the “disappeared” Panchen Lama, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima.
The German parliament heard testimonies from ICT’s Executive Director for Germany Kai Mueller and other human rights experts at a hearing last week at the Human Rights Committee of the Bundestag.
Takna Jigme Sangpo, who had been Tibet’s longest serving political prisoner, passed away in Switzerland on October 17, 2020.
The People’s Republic of China has been re-elected to the United Nations Human Rights Council at the UN General Assembly in New York today, but suffered a significant drop in votes.
On the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China yesterday, the International Campaign for Tibet joined in a series of protests to denounce the massive human rights violations in China as part of the “Global Day of Action.”
Ten Tibetans have received harsh prison sentences in a trial that reveals how China uses “anti-gang” measures to silence Tibetans and deny them fair trials, the International Campaign for Tibet finds in a new report.
EU Statement at the 45th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Item 4 – Human Rights situation that require the Council’s attention25 September 2020 (…) “On China, the EU continues to be gravely concerned about the existence of a large network of political re-education camps, widespread surveillance, and systemic restrictions on freedom of […]
Close on the heels of two other senior leaders’ visit to Tibetan areas this month, China’s State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Zhao Kezhi visited Gansu and Qinghai provinces Sept. 19-21 and asked Tibetans to “study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s important speech at the Seventh Central Tibet Work Forum.”
In the wake of a new report exposing China’s coercive labor programs in Tibet, more than 60 parliamentarians from 16 countries are demanding urgent action against the Chinese Communist Party.
After China’s top leaders pledged to continue their policy of absolute control and assimilation of Tibetans at a high-level meeting last month in Beijing, Chinese officials have now taken that message to Tibet.