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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 reverse her current plan to visit China or risk walking into a propaganda minefield laid…

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 organisations, including prominent Uyghur, Tibetan, Hong Kong, and mainland Chinese groups, published a joint statement laying out…

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 with the people of Ukraine. We condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the wide-scale aggression…

Media Release: Activists Urge Athletes to Boycott Beijing 2022

For Immediate Release UYGHUR, TIBETAN, HONGKONGER ACTIVISTS ISSUE PERSONAL PLEA TO OLYMPIC ATHLETES TO BOYCOTT BEIJING 2022 – CHINA’S ‘GENOCIDE GAMES’ Today, in a strong open letter, three young prominent female activists have called on Olympic athletes to boycott the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. The letter, a heartfelt plea, stresses they understand this is an…

Athletes Wanted: Don’t Go To The Genocide Games

Dear Athletes, We know athletes are people of conscience, full of strong and positive ideals, and desires for freedom and human rights. And because of this we – a Tibetan, Uyghur, and Hongkonger – are calling on you to not support the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics – The Genocide Games. Mass imprisonment and surveillance, torture,…

Open letter to the European Union Leaders: Boycott Beijing 2022

Dear High Representative and European Union Foreign Ministers, RE: Joint diplomatic boycott action of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics We are a coalition of over 250 global campaign groups representing Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Chinese, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese, and other affected and concerned communities. Ahead of the European Council Summit, we urge EU leaders to take strong…

G20 – Boycott of Beijing 2022

Open letter to G20 ahead of G20 Summit on 30-31 October 2021 To H.E. Mario Draghi, Prime Minister of Italy in the capacity as president of the G20 RE: Joint diplomatic boycott action of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics We, a coalition of over 250 global campaign groups representing Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Chinese, Southern Mongolians,…

ACTIVISTS TURN SIGHTS TO OLYMPIC BROADCASTERS IN PROTEST OVER PLAN TO AIR BEIJING 2022 OLYMPICS – 
CHINA’S ‘GENOCIDE GAMES’

NBC, BBC, CBC, Sky, Discovery, and Eurosport among over 20 Broadcasters targeted by more than 200 Campaign Groups Today in a public letter [1],  a coalition of over 200 Tibetan, Uyghur, Southern Mongolian, Hong Kong, Taiwanese, Chinese Democracy and human rights campaign groups called on 26 Olympic broadcasters – including NBC, BBC, CBC, Sky, and…

200+ Rights Groups Call on Broadcasters to Drop Beijing 2022

VIEW the letter PDF 7 September 2021 Dear Tom Buhrow, Chairman; Tim Davie, Director General; Mirko Bibic, President and Chief Executive Officer; Hubert T. Lacroix, President and Chief Executive Officer; David M. Zaslav, President and Chief Executive Officer; JB Perrette, President & Chief Executive Officer; Merete Eldrup, Chief Executive Officer; Andrew Georgiou, President; Giorgos Gampritsos,…

Remembering Tenzin Delek Rinpoche

Today we mark six years since the untimely death of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a highly respected Tibetan lama known for his advocacy for Tibetan communities and the environment. Tenzin Delek died under mysterious circumstances in a Chinese prison after spending 13 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. The cause of Tenzin…

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