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Posts tagged with: Tibet

TIBETANS ARRESTED IN ANTI DAM PROTEST – February 2024

24 February 2024: More than 1,000 Tibetans, including monks, have been arrested following protests against the building of a hydropower dam on the Drichu River [1] in Kham, Eastern Tibet [CH: ] Multiple non-violent protests have taken place with objection... Read More

UN rights body calls on China to abolish coercive residential schools in Tibet, slams Communist Party’s assimilation policies

6 March 2023 [Geneva] On 6 March, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) [1] strongly criticised the Chinese Government’s coercive residential school system in Tibet and called for it to be immediately abolished [2]. The findings... Read More

G20 Foreign Ministers: Joint Letter 2023

To Honorable G20 Foreign Ministers, Re: China’s Colonial Boarding Schools in Tibet We, a coalition of over 125 Tibet-related rights groups, are writing to you ahead of the G20 Foreign Ministers Meeting in New Delhi urging you to take firm... Read More

UN Human Rights Experts alarmed by separation of 1 million Tibetan children from families and forced assimilation at residential schools

“Serious Concern” About China’s Assimilation Policies and Residential Schools in Tibet Today, UN human rights experts have expressed alarm about China’s residential schools in Tibet, which are part of a “large scale campaign [by the Chinese authorities] to assimilate Tibetan... Read More

UN Human Rights Experts Raise “Serious Concern” About China’s Assimilation Policies and Residential Schools in Tibet

78% of Tibetan students aged 6 to 18 separated from their families and forced into China’s colonial boarding school system in Tibet UN human rights experts have raised urgent concern about China’s residential schools in Tibet, which are part of... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Tibetan rights activist Tashi Wangchuk released after five years in prison

Campaigners express concern for his safety and the five years deprivation of political rights that begins now Chinese lawyer Liang Xiaojun today tweeted news that Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wangchuk was taken to his family in Trindu county in Kham... Read More

Affected communities present International Olympic Committee officials with evidence of China’s extreme human rights abuses, and urge the Beijing 2022 Games be moved

Today a cross-movement coalition, representing Tibetan, Uyghur, Hongkonger, and Chinese Democracy groups, were invited to their first meeting with International Olympic Committee (IOC) representatives since 2002. [1][2] Activists joined to discuss the ongoing serious human rights violations facing those living... Read More