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International Tibet Network joins over 50 rights organisations calling on Google to abandon the censored search engine ‘Project Dragonfly’ being developed for the Chinese market. Dear Mr. Pichai, (Cc: Ben Gomes, Vice President of Search; Kent Walker, Senior Vice President...
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Ahead of a U.S. Congressional Hearing that will examining Google’s transparency and accountability related to its data collection and use, global human rights campaigners – including a Senior Research Scientist and former Google employee – joined forces, urging Google to...
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As the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is commemorated, there will be much reflection on how far the world has come since 1948, when this “milestone document, which underpins all international human rights law” was...
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Media Advisory: For Immediate Release Joint Live Media Briefings: Two briefings via Zoom webinar – Register via links below TIBETAN, UYGHUR AND CHINESE ACTIVISTS UNITE WITH DIGITAL TECH EXPERTS TO TELL GOOGLE: “RESPECT HUMAN RIGHTS, DON’T DO CHINA’S DIRTY WORK” CANCEL ’PROJECT...
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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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