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Tibet Brief – Edition 01
The Tibet Brief is an ICT publication for policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet. In this edition: Dalai Lama: Struggle ‘sacred duty’ of all Tibetans European Parliament wants greater EU role in Dialogue Rail access to Tibet’s natural resources sparks ‘gold rush mentality’ New report […]
Minority Exclusion, Marginalization and Rising Tensions
China’s massive economic development strategy, touted to benefit rural ethnic groups in its western regions, in practice excludes, marginalizes, and masks the increased repression of ethnic minority groups such as Mongols, Tibetans, and Uyghurs, according to a new report by Minority Rights Group International (MRG) and Human Rights in China (HRIC). The report examines China’s […]
Religious Repression Continues
To provide context to the current crackdown and life inside Tibet, ICT created a series of briefings on topics ranging from the spring uprising to the crucial nature of Tibet’s environment. These briefing papers are intended to provide insight into several key areas that affect life on the plateau which has shaped its past and […]
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report: Excerpts on Tibet – March 2006
“Breaking the Will: The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report” is a compilation of information from the UN report on the use of Torture in China, including in Tibet. This report is branded as an ICT report. Click here to download the report in PDF.
UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s 2005 China Mission Report
“Breaking the Will: The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture 2005 Mission Report” is a compilation of information from the UN report on the use of Torture in China, including in Tibet. Click here to access a PDF version of the document
Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on resumption of direct talks between the Chinese government and envoys of the Dalai Lama, with alignment of third countries of 24 February 2006
The European Union welcomes the arrival in China on 14 February of a delegation of envoys of the Dalai Lama who will conduct a fifth round of talks with the Chinese Government. The EU strongly supports this dialogue and hopes that both parties will be willing to address in good faith substantive issues in order […]
Autonomy and the Tibetan Perspective
Discusses the Tibetan position on autonomy and the status of the Sino-Tibet dialogue. Click here to download as a PDF.
Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on Tibet
The European Union welcomes the fourth round of talks between the envoys of the Dalai Lama and members of the Chinese Government that took place at the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Berne, Switzerland on 30 June and 1 July 2005. The EU strongly supports the continuation of dialogue which it hopes […]
EU Urges Unconditional Talks on Tibet and Offers to Become More Involved
(see: http://www.savetibet.org/media-center/ict-news-reports/eu-urges-unconditional-talks-tibet-and-offers-become-more-involved) Siim Kallas (on behalf of Commissioner Benita Ferrero-Waldner) Vice-President of the European Commission and Commissioner for Administrative Affairs, Audit and Anti-Fraud Statement on the situation in Tibet European Parliament Strasbourg, 10 March 2005 SPEECH/05/164 The situation in Tibet remains high on the political and human rights agenda of EU-China relations. The EU is […]
Legal Standards and Autonomy Options for Minorities in China: The Tibetan Case
Focuses on TAR and Tibetans in the provinces of Qinghai, Gansu, Yunnan, and Sichuan. The paper analyses China’s currents laws and identifies possible legal arrangements advantageous to both China and Tibetans. Click here to download as a PDF.