Posts filed under: UN

Joint Statement to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Condemn Systematic Violations of Fundamental Freedoms in Hong Kong & Police Violence (25 November 2019) The UN’s highest official principally responsible for human rights, High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet, should publicly denounce the Hong Kong Government for its systematic violations of... Read More

Raise Tibet at China’s Universal Periodic Review

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... Read More

UPR 2018 Joint Signatories List

The following 167 International Tibet Network Member Groups are signatories to the Joint Submission by Tibet Advocacy Coalition and Member Groups of the International Tibet Network to China’s Universal Periodic Review 2018 Western Europe: Aide aux Refugies Tibetains Association Dorje Association Drôme... Read More

UN Rights Experts Raise Concern about Larung Gar Buddhist Institute in Tibet

Severe human rights restrictions in Tibet spark high level concern from United Nations rights experts. China to account for mass eviction of Tibetan monks and nuns from highly respected Buddhist institute Larung Gar 26 February 2017: A group of six... Read More

Tibet Advocacy Coalition | UPR Mid-Term Assessment

In 2014, following China’s 2nd cycle Universal Periodic Review, China committed to comply with crucial recommendations spanning economic, cultural, and social rights, as well as non-derogable rights, such as freedom from torture. However, since the 2nd-cycle UPR, China has unleashed an increased... Read More

COP21 Paris: China’s failed environment policies exacerbate human rights abuses

For Immediate Release: 8 December 2015 China’s failed environment policies exacerbate human rights abuses of Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians and Han Chinese Paris COP21 agreement must include strong language to enshrine the protection of human rights [PARIS] The civil and... Read More

Tibet Advocacy Coalition | CAT Submission

Tibet Advocacy Coalition Report for Submission to the UN Committee Against Torture – for Consideration of the Sixth Report of the People’s Republic of China on its Implementation of the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or... Read More