Posts tagged with: Tibet

Hong Kong: solidarity with anti-extradition law protesters

UPDATE 15 June: International Tibet Network welcomes the news that the Hong Kong government has “suspended” its plan to allow extraditions to Mainland China. On 15 June Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam made the announcement, saying “I feel deep... Read More

Global protests outside Google offices builds pressure on company executives to officially announce the closure of Project Dragonfly

Friday, 18 January 2019 Media release, for immediate use To mark Internet Freedom Day, Tibetans, Tibet supporters and corporate campaigners gathered outside multiple Google offices in 10 countries, across 5 continents, to call on the Google to scrap its controversial... Read More

Open Letter | Prime Minister May – Do Not Be Bullied By China

Joint Letter to Prime Minister Theresa May The Rt. Honourable Theresa May, MP Prime Minister 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Madame Prime Minister, Theresa May As you prepare for your first visit to China as British Prime Minister, we... Read More

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... Read More

Concern for the whereabouts of lawyer Jiang Tianyong, defender of Tibetan and Chinese activists

20 December 2016, 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 expresses its deep concern at the... Read More

World Water Day 2016: Concern for impact of China’s policies on Asia’s regional water security

22 March 2016 To: Foreign and Environment Ministers of the Governments of Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. cc Mrs Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO; UNFFCC Your Excellencies, We are writing to you on World... 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

Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 Bid: Joint Open Letter to International Olympic Committee

Read in Spanish As Tibetans, Uyghurs, Southern Mongolians and Han Chinese we join together to urge you, International Olympic Committee members, not to award another Olympic Games to China. All of the people we represent have suffered as a result... Read More

Tenzin Delek Rinpoche: Death in a Chinese Prison

Tibet movement mourns the passing of an innocent Tibetan hero, Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, who has died in a Chinese prison. International Tibet Network calls on world governments to help the family recover his body, and press China for a full... Read More

Tibet campaigners launch global petition against Beijing Olympics bid; accuse IOC of “Skating on Thin Ice”

MEDIA RELEASE 1 June 2015 [For Immediate Use] Tibet campaigners launch global petition against Beijing Olympics bid; accuse IOC of “Skating on Thin Ice” IOC Evaluation Commission accepts China’s assurances regarding human rights but gives no details of “written assurances”... Read More