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On the occasion of the Czech Republic assuming the Presidency of the Council of the EU, participants in a conference on Tibet and Europe in the Senate of the Czech Republic expressed the need to reassess the policy of the EU and its member states on the legal status of Tibet, particularly in light of the war in Ukraine and China’s disregard of international norms.
A delegation of three members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile – the legislative body of the Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamsala, India – will embark on a European tour from 13 November to 1 December to raise awareness about the alarming human rights situation in Tibet and call for European support for the Tibetan vision of a democratic society in the heart of Asia.
In the latest World Heritage Watch Report, the International Campaign for Tibet calls for reviewing the status of a Tibetan nature reserve that received a controversial UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription five years ago.
Ahead of the G7 foreign ministers’ upcoming meeting in Münster, Germany, the International Campaign for Tibet has called on the group to raise Tibet in its summit communiqué.
Three Tibet groups in the Netherlands have sent a letter to Prime Minister Mark Rutte asking for a meeting to discuss the reports of Chinese police stations in the country, as well as official Chinese intimidation against Dutch citizens of Tibetan heritage and others.
The 20th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, held between 16 and 22 October 2022, laid out priorities for the next five years that will profoundly impact the lives of the Tibetans living under China’s rule.
The plight of Tibetan environmental rights defenders was raised at an international gathering of human rights defenders in Paris this week.
China’s authorities in Kardze (Chinese: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture have sentenced six notable Tibetan writers and former political prisoners to four to 14 years in prison on charges of “inciting separatism” and “endangering state security.”
After exhausting all official mechanisms to find justice for the famous Tibetan businessman Dorjee Tashi, his family members have now resorted to open advocacy for his release.
The International Campaign for Tibet will award its first Snow Lion human rights prize, worth 3,000 euros, to anthropologist and China researcher Adrian Zenz and to the Tibet Film Festival.