Posts filed under: Media Centre

Global Call for Release of 12 Hong Kong Activists and Action from World Governments

‘Hong Kong 12’ detained for over 60 days for allegedly attempting to escape from Hong Kong   We, the undersigned, condemn the arrest and detention of the 12 Hongkonger activists...... Read More

Votes in favour of China’s seat on the UN Human Rights Council down by 30%

Tibet Activists call for more UN Member States to join the growing move to hold China accountable Tibet rights activists have slammed UN Members for electing China to the UN...... Read More

VoteNoChina: Tibet groups urge UN Member States to “Take a Stand”

Over 100 Tibet groups urge UN States to “take a stand” and ensure China is not elected to the top human rights body next week The catalogue of evidence of...... Read More

Open Letter to UN Member States – VoteNoChina

8 October 2020 To: The Member States of the UN General Assembly We the undersigned 115 global Tibet related groups – all committed to promoting and protecting the human rights...... Read More

Affected communities present International Olympic Committee officials with evidence of China’s extreme human rights abuses, and urge the Beijing 2022 Games be moved

Today a cross-movement coalition, representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Hongkonger, and Chinese Democracy groups, were invited to their first meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) representatives since 2002. [1][2] Activists joined to...... Read More

An open letter to: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, UN Member States

Global call for international human rights monitoring mechanisms on China An open letter to: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, UN Member States We,...... Read More

Activists remind the IOC of past warnings of China’s human rights atrocities ahead of the Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne

CONTACTS: Dorjee Tseten, Students for a Free Tibet,  +1 6467533889 Frances Hui, We The Hongkongers, +1 425-245-4818 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network, +44 (0)7748158618 Zumretay Arkin, World Uyghur Congress, +4915733405314...... Read More

Apple Issues Landmark New Human Rights Policy Following Pressure From Activists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 September 2020 CONTACTS: Pema Doma, Students for a Free TIbet | pemadoma@studentsforafreetibet.org +1 (617) 792-3606 Lobsang Gyatso, Tibet Action Institute | lobsang@tibetaction.net +91-9882407365 Mandie McKeown, International...... Read More

The Economist scraps China propaganda!

Tuesday 11 August The Economist has quietly dropped propaganda advertorials paid for by the Chinese government after a successful campaign by Free Tibet and International Tibet Network. For approximately two...... Read More