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On 6 November 2018, China will undergo its 3rd cycle Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the United Nations Human Rights Council.  The process, which takes place every 4 and a half years for each UN State, entails a China delegation presenting...
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23 August 2018 China blocks release of jailed Tibetan rights activist Tashi Wangchuk We are appalled to learn today that a Chinese court has rejected the appeal of imprisoned Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wangchuk. [1] This once again demonstrates that...
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For Immediate Release 23 August 2018 Tibet Groups  have reacted in anger today at the news that the five year prison sentence for language rights advocate Tashi Wangchuk was upheld on 13 August. Tashi’s lawyer, Liang Xiaojun tweeted today that...
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A coalition of 170 Tibet groups from around the world has written to Google, demanding it immediately abandon its plans to develop a censored search engine app in China and put into place comprehensive measures to ensure the company does not...
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22 August 2018 Dear Mr Pichai, cc Larry Page, Sergey Brin We are writing to express our strong concerns about reports that Google is currently developing a search engine app that will comply fully with China’s severe and repressive censorship...
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2018 ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage” is awarded to two prominent Tibetan film-makers and former political prisoners. Dhondup Wangchen and Golog Jigme accepted the award “in solidarity with all the Tibetan people who continue to suffer at the hand...
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Tibet Advocacy Coalition regrets US withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council, expressing fear that China’s bullying will prevail Contacts: Urgyen Badheytsang, Students for a Free TIbet, +1 413 310 8160, ugen@studentsforafreetibet.org Iona Liddell, Tibet Justice Center, execdir@tibetjustice.org Migmar Dhakyel, Tibet...
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Media Release: For Immediate Release 22 May 2018 High profile Tibetan rights activist Tashi Wangchuk sentenced to five years, despite committing no crime. Tibetans and Tibet campaigners express outrage and vow to continue to press for his release at highest...
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Press release:  17 May 2018 Global Tibet Campaigners launch Renewed Call to World Governments to seek tangible evidence of the well-being and whereabouts of kidnapped Tibetan religious leader, Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the 11th Panchen Lama [London] For over 20 years,...
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Open Letter To President Xi Jinping RE: Immediate and unconditional release of Tibetan language advocate, Tashi Wangchuk  Our organisations are committed to freedom of expression, freedom of the press and human rights in Tibet and China. We are writing today,...
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