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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 speech that included a strong reiteration of his intolerance of...
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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 the power he has built over China’s Communist Party (CCP),...
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Tibet Groups express deep outrage at the sentencing of Hong Kong democracy activists

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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International Tibet Network Statement on the Death of Liu Xiaobo 13 July 2017

International Tibet Network expresses profound grief at the death of Chinese dissident and Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo World governments must strongly and jointly condemn the inhumanity of China’s leadership, and increase pressure for Liu Xia and her brother to travel...
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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 Courage’ in recognition of his courage and dedication to promoting...
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Hong Kong Solidarity Statement for 1 July 2017

On the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, we stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong and their aspirations for genuine democracy, self-governance and the rule of law. Democracy and human rights are the foundations of...
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International Tibet Network Statement on Liu Xiaobo, 27 June 2017

International Tibet Network expresses shock and outrage at the news that Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been diagnosed as gravely ill while unjustly detained by China. Staff of the International Tibet Network [1] Secretariat are deeply distressed to...
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UN Expert Communications Released on Tashi Wangchuk & Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

On 26 May 2017 two UN Expert Communications on Tibet were made public. Both communications – one concerning language campaigner Tashi Wangchuk and the other on individuals linked to Tenzin Delek Rinpoche – were signed by UN Special Rapporteurs covering a range...
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UN Rights Experts Raise Concern about Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Tibet

Severe human rights restrictions in Tibet spark high level concern from United Nations rights experts. China to account for mass eviction of Tibetan monks and nuns from highly respected Buddhist institute Larung Gar 26 February 2017: A group of six...
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Concern for the whereabouts of lawyer Jiang Tianyong, defender of Tibetan and Chinese activists

20 December 2016, 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 expresses its deep concern at the...
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