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.
In this analysis, ICT shows how a system of intense security and forced assimilation that Chinese Communist Party official Chen Quanguo first developed in Tibet is now being used in Xinjiang, where Chen and his forces have locked up at least 1 million ethnic Uyghurs and Kazakhs in prison camps because of their ethnicity, culture and religion.
Peaceful solo protests last month by three monks in the Tibetan region of Amdo who have now disappeared are the most recent occurrences of an act of remarkable courage that has become a trend in eastern Tibet since around 2014. This trend seems linked to a wish by protestors to make a strong statement about freedom and loyalty to the Dalai Lama without undertaking the more extreme act of self-immolation.
A new report published today by ICT uses satellite imagery to reveal China’s dramatic remodeling of Lhasa as a hub of hyper-securitization while the Chinese government encourages a tourist boom.