All posts by: Alison

2019 marks numerous significant anniversaries; 30 years since the Tiananmen Square massacre, 25 years since the Rwandan Genocide, 20 years since the 1999 East Timorese crisis, and 60 years since hundreds of thousands of Tibetans took to the streets of...
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UN GENEVA: CHINA DISMISSES KEY HUMAN RIGHTS RECOMMENDATIONS ON TIBET Campaigners express shock at China’s claim to have “accepted and implemented” a call to resume dialogue on Tibet China has rejected 62 out of 346 recommendations made during the United...
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Dear Chairman Xi, We are writing to you on International Mother Language Day, a day to embrace and enjoy cultural and linguistic diversity and multilingualism. Every year since 2000, this day has been marked around the world with the aim...
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13 States criticise China’s abuses in Tibet at the UN Human Rights Council  [1] Diplomatic support for Tibet [2] increased at the United Nations Human Rights Council as nine countries [3]  raised 12 recommendations concerning China’s human rights abuses in Tibet during China’s...
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23 August 2018 China blocks release of jailed Tibetan rights activist Tashi Wangchuk We are appalled to learn today that a Chinese court has rejected the appeal of imprisoned Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wangchuk. [1] This once again demonstrates that...
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For Immediate Release 23 August 2018 Tibet Groups  have reacted in anger today at the news that the five year prison sentence for language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk was upheld on 13 August. Tashi’s lawyer, Liang Xiaojun tweeted today that...
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A coalition of 170 Tibet groups from around the world has written to Google, demanding it immediately abandon its plans to develop a censored search engine app in China and put into place comprehensive measures to ensure the company does not...
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22 August 2018 Dear Mr Pichai, cc Larry Page, Sergey Brin We are writing to express our strong concerns about reports that Google is currently developing a search engine app that will comply fully with China’s severe and repressive censorship...
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Tibet Advocacy Coalition regrets US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council, expressing fear that China’s bullying will prevail Contacts: Urgyen Badheytsang, Students for a Free TIbet, +1 413 310 8160, ugen@studentsforafreetibet.org Iona Liddell, Tibet Justice Center, execdir@tibetjustice.org Migmar Dhakyel, Tibet...
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High Profile Tibetan Writer Shokjang released from prison after wrongful conviction and three years in a Chinese prison. Shokjang will remain under extreme scrutiny with a further two years’ “deprivation of political rights” Tibet Activists express concern for his welfare...
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