All posts by: Alison

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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SUNDAY: Mobile Billboard Calling on Liverpool FC Owner to Drop Controversial Deal With Chinese Company, Tibet Water, to Circle Team’s Bus Route Before Manchester City Match Over 80,000 Demand  Liverpool FC Owner John W. Henry Cancel Deal with Tibet Water...
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Language Rights Advocate Tashi Wangchuk tried 4 January 2018 – No Verdict Yet Tashi Wangchuk, a 32-year old Tibetan shopkeeper and advocate for the rights of Tibetans to learn and study in the Tibetan language, went on trial in Yushu,...
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Updated 21 November 2017, for immediate release. Contacts: Tenzin Jigdal, International Coordinator (Tibetan, English) + 91 9882255516, jigdal@tibetnetwork.org. Penghsuan Lee, East Asia Coordinator (Chinese, English) + 886 912545542, penghsuan@tibetnetwork.org   [Taipei] International Tibet Network’s Secretariat is outraged at the two year sentence...
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17 August 2017. Contacts: Dorjee Tseten, Co Chair of Tibet Network, Member of Tibetan Parliament + 1 646 753 3889 or Alison Reynolds, Executive Director, International Tibet Network, +44 7711 843884 “We condemn Hong Kong’s highly political sentencing of democracy leaders...
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