All posts by: Mandie McKeown

Open Letter | Prime Minister May – Do Not Be Bullied By China

Joint Letter to Prime Minister Theresa May The Rt. Honourable Theresa May, MP Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Madame Prime Minister, Theresa May As you prepare for...... Read More

Xi opens 19th Party Congress with stark warning to any territory seeking independence

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...... Read More

Xi Jinping | Five Years of Failure in Tibet

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...... Read More

Tashi Wangchuk, awarded the 2017 ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage’ as he awaits trial for “inciting separatism”

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...... Read More

World Water Day 2016: Concern for impact of China’s policies on Asia’s regional water security

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;...... Read More

Tibet Advocacy Coalition | UPR Mid-Term Assessment

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...... Read More

Tibet Third Pole welcomes COP21 Climate Agreement; calls for stronger human rights protection and urgent action to protect the Tibetan Plateau

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...... Read More

COP21 Paris: China’s failed environment policies exacerbate human rights abuses

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...... Read More

Tibet Third Pole delegation arrives in Paris

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...... Read More

United Nations: China Raise False Information about Tenzin Delek Rinpoche’s Death

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...... Read More