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UN Human Rights Experts alarmed by separation of 1 million Tibetan children from families and forced assimilation at residential schools

“Serious Concern” About China’s Assimilation Policies and Residential Schools in Tibet Today, UN human rights experts have expressed alarm about China’s residential schools in Tibet, which are part of a “large scale campaign [by the Chinese authorities] to assimilate Tibetan... Read More

Over 100 Global Rights Groups Call for the Immediate Release of Mongolian writer and activist Munkhbayar Chuluundorj

World leaders urged to jointly press for all charges against him to be dropped and for him to be freed FULL STATEMENT PDF Human rights groups have today called on the Mongolian government to immediately release human rights defender Munkhbayar... Read More

UN Human Rights Experts Raise “Serious Concern” About China’s Assimilation Policies and Residential Schools in Tibet

78% of Tibetan students aged 6 to 18 separated from their families and forced into China’s colonial boarding school system in Tibet UN human rights experts have raised urgent concern about China’s residential schools in Tibet, which are part of... Read More

Tibetans demand answers from US company over supply chain linked to China’s mass DNA collection in Tibet

[BOSTON] Global Tibet activists are challenging Thermo Fisher Scientific following revelations that the US company’s equipment is being used by Chinese police to carry out a massive program of DNA harvesting targeting over a million Tibetans. Since October, Tibet groups... Read More

Joint Letter to G7 Foreign Ministers

Re: China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet 25 October 2022 Honorable G7 Foreign Ministers: Rt Hon James Cleverly, Secretary of State for Foreign & Commonwealth Affairs, UK; Mr. Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State, United States of America; Hon. Annalena... Read More

New evidence exposed concerning China’s planned interference over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 October 2022 READ THE REPORT Global community called upon to reject any Chinese State selected Dalai Lama [GENEVA] China is accelerating an elaborate strategy to co-opt the reincarnation of one of the world’s best-loved and most... Read More

230 Rights groups demand resignation of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Activists slam Michelle Bachelet’s six-day visit for whitewashing repression against Uyghurs, Tibetans, Southern Mongolians, Hong Kongers and others We, 230 Uyghur, Tibetan, Southern Mongolian, Hong Kong, and Chinese democracy and international human rights advocacy groups, call for the immediate resignation... Read More

Over 220 groups urgently demand UN High Commissioner immediately postpone her visit to China

Activists warn the upcoming visit risks aiding Beijing’s attempts to whitewash repression against Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians, and others We, a coalition of over 220 Tibetan, Uyghur, Hongkonger, Southern Mongolian, and Chinese democracy groups, are demanding the High Commissioner... Read More

Tibet groups join with Hong Kong, Uyghur, Chinese and international NGOs to raise joint demands ahead of UN High Commissioner’s visit to China

High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet must ensure her announced UN visit is credible, unfettered and meaningful, and that it is preceded by the prompt release of the much-awaited UN report on serious violations in Xinjiang, the Uyghur region. 60 human rights... Read More

We Stand With Ukraine: Statement of Solidarity from the Tibetan Freedom Movement

For Immediate Release: 26 February 2022 #StandWithUkraine: Statement of Solidarity from the Tibetan Freedom Movement   International Tibet Network, a global coalition of over 125 civil society organisations working for an end to the occupation of Tibet, stands in solidarity... Read More