China began its seventh national population census on 1 November, and while projected as a means to collect information needed for the government to shape its economic development plans, some changes in the forms of the census this year raise questions about whether the census will be used to further tighten control over the people.
This report looks at the 13th Five Year Plan as it relates to Tibet and how it has shaped Chinese policies toward the Tibetan people.
The Chinese government says under its rule Tibetans have “become master of their own destiny,” and participate in government administration. But a new analysis shows that Tibetans are kept out of the most important leadership roles in their own homeland.
In recent decades, the Chinese government’s policy of establishing large commercial slaughterhouses in Tibet has faced increasing resistance by Tibetan herders and Buddhist leaders. The anti-slaughter movement activists face repression, intimidation and imprisonment for their opposition to the growth of slaughterhouses in their home area.
This report provides an update on China’s efforts to restrict access to Tibet and argues the need for reciprocal and unfettered access to Tibet for European citizens, diplomats, parliamentarians and journalists.
Tibet’s biodiversity challenges provide insights that can help shape a practical, inclusive and accountable Global Biodiversity Framework, the International Campaign for Tibet says in a new briefing paper.
The Chinese government is forcing the erosion of Tibetan language as medium of instruction in schools in Tibet, contrary to its own laws and international obligations, says a report released today by Human Rights Watch.
Recently adopted regulations on “ethnic unity” in Tibet further erode Tibetans’ basic freedoms and violate their human rights, the International Campaign for Tibet says in a new briefing.
On 26 November, a Czech academic project published a report providing an interesting insight into the links between some Members of the European Parliaments, European Parliament’s groups and platforms, and the Chinese Communist Party.
The Chinese government plans to construct large hydropower stations in Tibetan areas, likely to have a negative impact on the environment and to lead to the relocation of thousands of local people.