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Repression on multiple fronts in Tibet, says report by US Commission on China 11.10.2018
The 2018 report of a United State’s independent agency, the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), published Wednesday, said there is a growing repression on multiple fronts in Tibet. The report shows deteriorating freedom of religio
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Retention of the two-phase election a victory to Tibetan people’s voice: TCHRD 5.10.2018
Lauding the decision of the Tibetan parliament to retain the two-phase election system of the exile Tibetan government, a prominent Dharamshala based rights group said that the development is a v
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Former political prisoner dies of torture-related injuries, rights group demand probe 2.10.2018
Shonu Palden, 41, died on the way to the hospital September 30, after prolonged treatment for torture-related injuries in Machu County, Kanlho Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province, in
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Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act passed in US House of Representatives 26.9.2018
The bill that promotes access to Tibet for U.S. officials, journalists, and average citizens was approved by the United States House of Representatives on Tuesday in Washingto
Three monks from Ngaba held incommunicado after separate solo protests 25.9.2018
Three monks from the Ngaba monastery in the restive region by the same name in eastern Tibet’s Ngaba county, Sichuan Province, have been detained by Chinese police in separate incid
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Activists coalition rally against “Xi-the-Pooh” at Un headquarters in NY 20.9.2018
Activists from various countries that calls for freedom from China’s repression gathered in front of the United Nation’s headquarters in New York City on Tuesday on the opening day of the 73r
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China’s religious freedom ranked among lowest by European Parliament’s Intergroup 6.9.2018
The 2018 annual report of the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Religious Tolerance (FoRB & RT) has ranked China among the lowest in the
Two Tibetans released from prison, both served sentence for “inciting separatism” 18.8.2018
Two Tibetans political prisoners have reportedly been released from Chinese prison after the completion of their lengthy prison terms in occupied Tibet. Exile sources say that both the me
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UN body for elimination of racial discrimination to question PRC delegation 2.8.2018
The United Nations body that oversees the implementation of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination will question a People’s Republic of China (PRC) on August 10 and 13 after the review of the PRC’s national report to the 96th session
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China targets social action under the pretext of fighting organized crime: Human Rights Watch 30.7.2018
China is targeting social action including political dissent and civil society initiatives under the guise of fighting organized crimes in Tibet, international rights watchdog Human Rights
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Tibetan Women’s Empowerment Policy must be viewed from a human rights standpoint: TCHRD 27.7.2018
Rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy on Friday highlighted a set of policy recommendations for the ‘Revised Women’s Empowerment Policy’, introduced by the Dr. Lob
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River diverted from Tibetan villages in Amdo, villagers intimidated 21.7.2018
Chinese security forces were deployed in strength in the Chumar Township in Tsoshar Prefecture, Qinghai Province, since July 10 when Tibetan villagers in the area gathered to protest agai
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No religious activities for students during summer vacation: China’s new decree in TAR 19.7.2018
With the summer vacations soon to begin in schools across occupied Tibet, the Chinese government in the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) has ordered students not to engage in religious activities during the break.
Dhondup Wangchen, Golog Jigme awarded Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage 12.7.2018
Two Tibetan human rights advocates have been awarded the 2018 ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage’ for their extraordinary determination and commitment to defending the rights of the Tibetan people under Chinese occupation. Dhondup Wangchen and Golog
Widow of late Liu Xiaobo allowed to leave for Germany 10.7.2018
The widow of prominent human rights campaigner and Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo who died last year, has reportedly been allowed to leave China where she had been under de facto
ICT President discusses Tibet with UN and EU officials 29.6.2018
The president of International Campaign for Tibet Matteo Mecacci, and Chairman of the ICT board Richard Gere called on the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Ju
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At the heart of the Silk Road 23.6.2018 Hindu: National
Xinjiang province has the most to offer China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. But with ethnic tensions and a relatively poorer economic position, it could also contribute a lot of problems. Suhasini Haidar on the region that is China’s greatest hope and worry
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UN High Commissioner for HR dismayed over China’s refusal to give “unfettered access” into Tibet 20.6.2018
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein of Jordan in his final address made to the UN Human Rights Council’s 38th session on Monday said that despite multiple efforts by his office, China has not granted “unfettered access” to his staff
Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk appeals against 5-year prison term 20.6.2018
Tibetan language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk has appealed against his sentence, his lawyers said, following a meeting with him on Monday. Wangchuk was sentenced to five years’ imp
Tibetan President tells Canada not to put trade above human rights 19.6.2018
The President of the Central Tibetan Administration, the de facto Tibetan government in exile, this week alerted Canada to be careful when engaging with China in trade agreements. Sangay
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