User: norgay Topic: Tibet
Category: Human Rights
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UN body for elimination of racial discrimination to question PRC delegation 2.8.2018 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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 Phayul.com
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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US Secretary Mike Pompeo urges China to engage in direct dialogue with Dalai Lama 13.6.2018 DNA: Money
The US should express publicly that China needs to engage in a meaningful and direct dialogue with the Dalai Lama or his representatives, without preconditions, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has told lawmakers, ahead of his visit to Beijing. The Chinese government officials and the Dalai Lama or his representatives have not met in formal negotiations since 2010. The US has encouraged both sides to engage in meaningful and direct dialogue, without preconditions, to lead to a settlement that resolves differences. In response to written questions from Members of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Pompeo said he was committed to press for respect of human rights for Tibetans, including freedom of religion and belief, in his conversations with the Chinese officials, and advocating for the release of Tibetan political prisoners. Pompeo will visit China tomorrow and will exchange views with his Chinese counterpart on bilateral ties and major global and regional issues of common concern , Foreign ...
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Mother of exiled former political prisoner threatened, interrogated 12.6.2018 Phayul.com
A Tibetan political prisoner’s mother and family members have been harassed by Chinese government officials who demanded return to Tibet of their son who left for India in 20
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Tibetans should be allowed to choose their lamas: US government report 9.6.2018 Phayul.com
The Trump administration, in its latest Tibet negotiations report sent to the Congress, expressed concerns about the Chinese government's interference in the selection, education and venerati
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Dalai Lama’s reincarnation should be chosen by Tibetans: US 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Trump regime ‘concerned’ over China’s interference in the selection, education and veneration of Tibetan Buddhist religious leaders.
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Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Youth Activists Call for strong Global Action against Xi’s totalitarian rule 7.6.2018 Phayul.com
The 2nd Tibet, Hong Kong, and Taiwan Round Table conference concluded on Wednesday at George Washington University in Washington, DC. The conference brought together a select group of Tibetans, Hong Kongers, and Taiwanese frontline leaders and activist
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UN human rights experts condemn 5-year jail term for Tibetan activist 6.6.2018 Phayul.com
UN human rights experts have condemned the five-year jail sentence handed to Tibetan language right activist Tashi Wangchuk by a Chinese court for his work to promote cultural and lin
CTA holds prayer service for jailed Tibetan activist Tashi Wangchuk 2.6.2018 Phayul.com
The exile Tibetan government known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration based here on Friday held a prayer ceremony at Tsuglakhang temple “to express solidarity with the sufferings of the Tibetan self-immolators and jailed Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wang
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Tibetan monk's personal account alleges rampant rape, torture in China's 'Reeducation Centres' 29.5.2018 Phayul.com
A first hand account from a diary of a Tibetan monk has revealed the dark secrets of China’s patriotic reeducation centres, where Tibetan nuns are allegedly raped, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democr
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