All posts by: Mandie McKeown

MEDIA RELEASE: 31 July 2015 Read in Spanish In response to the International Olympic Committee’s decision to award the 2022 Olympic Games to China, the International Tibet Network said: “The IOC has sent the wrong message to the wrong people at...
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MEDIA RELEASE: 29 July 2015 Human rights activists reject IOC’s latest assurances on Beijing Olympics bid as “naïve, inexplicable and alarming” IOC letter to campaigners expresses “confidence” in China’s promises on human rights Human rights campaigners have reacted with outrage to a...
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Read in Spanish As Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians and Han Chinese we join together to urge you, International Olympic Committee members, not to award another Olympic Games to China. All of the people we represent have suffered as a result...
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10 June 2015: Lausanne: Activists of the Tibetan Youth Association in Europe (TYAE) protested at the Lausanne Palace Hotel, where representatives of the Chinese Government and Beijing Olympic Committee were presenting their case for Beijing to be awarded the 2022...
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Tenzin Delek, a highly respected Tibetan buddhist monk, is known to be in extremely poor health with a serious heart condition. 25 June 2015; For Immediate Release On the eve of the United Nations Day in Support of the Victims...
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On 27 February 2009 Tapey, a young Tibetan monk, walked out into the street in Ngaba carrying a home-drawn Tibetan flag and a photograph of the Dalai Lama. He doused himself in petrol and set himself on fire, shouting slogans...
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International Tibet Network Member Groups have sent an open letter to the United Nations Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. 5 May 2015 Re: Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama: Disappeared for 20 years on 17 May 2015 Dear Mr....
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 MEDIA RELEASE 19 March 2015 [For Immediate Use] Tibet campaigners warn IOC that giving 2022 Games to Beijing will be “making the same mistake twice” Report submitted before IOC’s China visit stresses failure of 2008 Games to improve human rights...
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10 December 2014 To contact one of the spokespeople email campaigns@tibetnetwork.org or call: Tenzin Dorjee: +1 (646) 724 0748 Yang Jianli: +1 (857)472-9039 Enghebatu Togochog: +1 (917) 698-4367 Dolkun Isa (Rebiya Kadeer contact): +49 89 54321999   Read in Chinese...
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24 October 2014 Re:  Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Meeting Dear leaders of APEC member states [1], The upcoming annual APEC Leaders’ Meeting will take place in Beijing while the images of unprecedented pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong remain at...
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