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Posts filed under: Media Centre

UN Human Rights Experts Question China’s ‘Deliberate Attempt”  To Forget Tibetan Human Rights Defenders

Repression and Environmental Damage Renew Tibetan Calls for Occupied Tibet to Become a “No Extraction Zone” UN human rights experts have raised urgent concern and pressed the Chinese government to provide information about nine Tibetan environmental human rights defenders serving... Read More

G20 Ministers: Joint Letter 2023

To Honourable G20 Leaders,  Re: China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet  We, a coalition of over 143 Tibet-related rights groups, are writing to you ahead of the G20 New Delhi Leader’s Summit on 9-10 September 2023, urging you to take... Read More

Tibet groups challenge Thermo Fisher over its continued evasions

[8 AUGUST 2023] [LONDON] Today, Tuesday 8 August, 14 Tibet groups have made public a letter (1) written to US biotech giant Thermo Fisher Scientific. The letter challenges the company over its continued refusal to engage with concerns(2) that it... Read More

Remembering Tiananmen: 34th Anniversary Joint Statement 4 June 2023

International Tibet Network Members are today joining the commemoration of the 34th anniversary of the 4 June Tiananmen Square Massacre when the Chinese People’s Liberation Army opened fire on tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators killing untold numbers of peaceful... Read More

UN women’s rights body calls on China to abolish coercive residential schools in Tibet

[Geneva] On 30 May, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) raised concerns about the Chinese Government’s coercive residential school system in Tibet and called for it to be abolished. The findings were released in today’s... Read More

Global Tibetan Leaders & Activists Issue Statement of Support for Dalai Lama

We are Tibetan leaders and activists writing to address the media storm surrounding His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Language, culture, and context define how people view any given situation. For Tibetans who see the video clip of the Dalai Lama’s... Read More

UN rights body calls on China to abolish coercive residential schools in Tibet, slams Communist Party’s assimilation policies

6 March 2023 [Geneva] On 6 March, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) [1] strongly criticised the Chinese Government’s coercive residential school system in Tibet and called for it to be immediately abolished [2]. The findings... Read More

Open letter to Marc Casper, CEO, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Dear Marc Casper It has been over 100 days since Tibetans and Tibet supporters around the world first reached out to you and your company, Thermo Fisher, with a simple, decisive demand: End the supply of your DNA kits into... Read More

G20 Foreign Ministers: Joint Letter 2023

To Honorable G20 Foreign Ministers, Re: China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet We, a coalition of over 125 Tibet-related rights groups, are writing to you ahead of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in New Delhi urging you to take firm... Read More