All posts by: Mandie McKeown

Press Release: Tibet Network’s report demonstrates Xi’s crushing of dissent both at home, and increasingly abroad, since taking power Xi Jinping opened China’s 19th Communist Party Congress today with a lengthy speech that included a strong reiteration of his intolerance of...
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Press Release: New report released ahead of China’s 19th Communist Party Congress Undoubtedly the most dominant leader that China has seen since Deng Xiaoping, Xi Jinping is expected to cement the power he has built over China’s Communist Party (CCP),...
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Tashi Wangchuk, [1] a young Tibetan entrepreneur and language rights advocate who is awaiting trial on charges of “inciting separatism”, [2] has been awarded the ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage’ in recognition of his courage and dedication to promoting...
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22 March 2016 To: Foreign and Environment Ministers of the Governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. cc Mrs Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO; UNFFCC Your Excellencies, We are writing to you on World...
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In 2014, following China’s 2nd cycle Universal Periodic Review, China committed to comply with crucial recommendations spanning economic, cultural, and social rights, as well as non-derogable rights, such as freedom from torture. However, since the 2nd-cycle UPR, China has unleashed an increased...
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For Immediate Release; 12 December 2015 Contacts: Lobsang Yangtso [English, Tibetan] or Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network [English] +44 (0)7748 158 618. [Paris] Tibetans and Tibet supporters in Paris welcomed the adoption of the COP21 Agreement, to limit warming to...
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For Immediate Release: 8 December 2015 China’s failed environment policies exacerbate human rights abuses of Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians and Han Chinese Paris COP21 agreement must include strong language to enshrine the protection of human rights [PARIS] The civil and...
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Media Release: For Immediate Release; 28 November 2015 Tibet Third Pole delegation arrives in Paris to Demand Climate Action for Tibet [Paris] A delegation of Tibetans and Tibet supporters are joining the thousands of environment and human rights activists who are...
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Press Release: 18 November 2015 [For Immediate Release] United Nations: China Raise False Information about Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s Death Tibet, Uyghur and Southern Mongolian activist leaders slam China’s defensive responses about torture abuses during the United Nations Committee on Torture...
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Tibet Advocacy Coalition Report for Submission to the UN Committee Against Torture – for Consideration of the Sixth Report of the People’s Republic of China on its Implementation of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or...
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