A new report by ICT shows how the Chinese authorities have intensified control over Tibetans’ movements by denying and recalling passports, in contravention of Chinese law, and connected to the Chinese authorities’ political agenda of undermining the Dalai Lama and seeking to assert their control over Tibetan people.
The International Campaign for Tibet published a new report, “Torture and Impunity – 29 Cases of Tibetan Political Prisoners”, which documents a pattern of torture and mistreatment of Tibetans by Chinese prison officials. 14 of the 29 cases outlined in the report have died, as a consequence of torture, between 2009 and 2014.
In a new policy brief François Godement, Director of ECFR’s Asia and China Programme, argues that tensions in East Asia are becoming the new normal and that it is increasingly clear that trade does not guarantee peace and stability.
On July 31, 2014, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) published its new report “Acts of significant evil – The criminalisation of Tibetan self-immolations”. The report focuses on the intensified repression, which led to convictions, detentions and disappearances of Tibetans as a response to self-immolations by the Chinese Communist Party.
The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) published its report “Has Life Here Always Been LIke This?”, revealing the extent of the militarization and repression inside Tibet that the Chinese government is attempting to cover up through propaganda and censorship.
In a joint report published today for the People’s Republic of China’s second Universal Periodic Review, FIDH and ICT urge Chinese authorities to end their on-going crackdown on Tibetan Buddhism.
The Chinese government is subjecting millions of Tibetans to a policy of mass rehousing and relocation that radically changes their way of life, and about which they have no say, Human Rights Watch said in its new report “They Said We Should Be Grateful: Mass Rehousing and Relocation in Tibetan Areas of China”, published on 27 June 2013
Since February 2009, 94 Tibetans have self-immolated in Tibet, with a dramatic acceleration in frequency since the once-in-a-decade leadership transition at the Chinese Communist Party Congress in November. Twenty-eight Tibetans self-immolated in November alone, marking a new phase in the political struggle in Tibet. Many acts of self-immolation – that have recently been clustered in […]
Conditions Impacting the Flight of Tibetan Refugees.
Fifty years after the brutal crackdown that lead the Dalai Lama and tens of thousands of Tibetans to escape from Tibet to India, the self-immolation of a young Tibetan monk from Kirti Monastery in Sichuan Province on 27 February 2009 marked the beginning of a new form of protest against the severe repression imposed by […]