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Posts tagged with: Tibet

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

An open letter to: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, UN Member States

Global call for international human rights monitoring mechanisms on China An open letter to: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, UN Member States We, the undersigned organizations, join together to call for an international... Read More

Activists remind the IOC of past warnings of China’s human rights atrocities ahead of the Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne

CONTACTS: Dorjee Tseten, Students for a Free Tibet,  +1 6467533889 Frances Hui, We The Hongkongers, +1 425-245-4818 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network, +44 (0)7748158618 Zumretay Arkin, World Uyghur Congress, +4915733405314 Fengsuo Zhou, Tiananmen Survivor, +1 5103712098 Beijing Winter Olympics 2022:... Read More

Apple Issues Landmark New Human Rights Policy Following Pressure From Activists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 September 2020 CONTACTS: Pema Doma, Students for a Free TIbet | pemadoma@studentsforafreetibet.org +1 (617) 792-3606 Lobsang Gyatso, Tibet Action Institute | lobsang@tibetaction.net +91-9882407365 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network | mandie@tibetnetwork.org +44 7748158618 Apple Issues Landmark New... Read More

UN Experts call on China to release Anya Sengdra

UN EXPERTS CALL ON CHINA TO RELEASE TIBETAN NOMAD, A-NYA SENDGRA Five UN experts [1] have called for China to drop charges against Tibetan nomad and environmental activist A-Nya Sendgra. [2] In a press statement released today, the experts expressed... Read More

Uncovering China’s Coronavirus Agenda | Live Online Briefing

Live Online Briefing: Uncovering China’s Coronavirus Agenda: Tibetans, Uyghurs, and Chinese activists speak up WHAT: On World Health Day, Tuesday 7 April 2020, a panel of Chinese, Tibetan, and Uyghur rights leaders joined by Chinese-focused human rights experts will conduct... Read More