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Xi opens 19th Party Congress with stark warning to any territory seeking independence

Press Release: Tibet Network’s report demonstrates Xi’s crushing of dissent both at home, and increasingly abroad, since taking power Xi Jinping opened China’s 19th Communist Party Congress today with a lengthy speech that included a strong reiteration of his intolerance of...
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Xi Jinping | Five Years of Failure in Tibet

Press Release: New report released ahead of China’s 19th Communist Party Congress Undoubtedly the most dominant leader that China has seen since Deng Xiaoping, Xi Jinping is expected to cement the power he has built over China’s Communist Party (CCP),...
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Jiang Tianyong, Chinese lawyer who represented Tibetan human rights defenders, prosecuted in “sham” trial

25 August, for immediate release. Contacts: Tenzin Jigdal, International Coordinator (Tibetan, English) + 91 9882255516, jigdal@tibetnetwork.org. Penghsuan Lee, East Asia Coordinator (Chinese, English) + 886 912545542, penghsuan@tibetnetwork.org   [Taipei] International Tibet Network’s Secretariat is deeply concerned to see reports of the “sham”...
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Tibet Groups express deep outrage at the sentencing of Hong Kong democracy activists

17 August 2017. Contacts: Dorjee Tseten, Co Chair of Tibet Network, Member of Tibetan Parliament + 1 646 753 3889 or Alison Reynolds, Executive Director, International Tibet Network, +44 7711 843884 “We condemn Hong Kong’s highly political sentencing of democracy leaders...
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International Tibet Network Statement on the Death of Liu Xiaobo 13 July 2017

International Tibet Network expresses profound grief at the death of Chinese dissident and Nobel Laureate Liu Xiaobo World governments must strongly and jointly condemn the inhumanity of China’s leadership, and increase pressure for Liu Xia and her brother to travel...
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Tashi Wangchuk, awarded the 2017 ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage’ as he awaits trial for “inciting separatism”

Tashi Wangchuk, [1] a young Tibetan entrepreneur and language rights advocate who is awaiting trial on charges of “inciting separatism”, [2] has been awarded the ‘Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Medal of Courage’ in recognition of his courage and dedication to promoting...
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2017 Steering Committee Candidates

Where there is more than one candidate, they are listed alphabetically. Cast your vote – in your region only please – by emailing Tenzin Jigdal on mail@tibetnetwork.org by the end of WEDNESDAY 19 July. You may have as many votes...
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Open Letter to G20 Leaders on Liu Xiaobo, 4 July 2017

4 July 2017 To: Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina; Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia; Michel Temer, President of Brazil; Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada; Emmanuel Macron, President of France; Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany; Narendra Modi, Prime Minister...
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Hong Kong Solidarity Statement for 1 July 2017

On the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China, we stand in solidarity with the people of Hong Kong and their aspirations for genuine democracy, self-governance and the rule of law. Democracy and human rights are the foundations of...
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International Tibet Network Statement on Liu Xiaobo, 27 June 2017

International Tibet Network expresses shock and outrage at the news that Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo has been diagnosed as gravely ill while unjustly detained by China. Staff of the International Tibet Network [1] Secretariat are deeply distressed to...
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