UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

May 16, 2018 11:47 pm0 comments
UN experts question Nepal’s lack of protection for Tibetan refugees

(TibetanReview.net, May16, 2018) – In its Concluding Observations on Nepal’s report, the UN Committee on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has on May 11 expressed concern on the plight of Tibetan refugees living with little or no protection while calling on the country “to ratify international instruments […]

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UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

February 26, 2018 1:21 am0 comments
UN experts urge China to release Tibetan language activist, not to prosecute people for rights advocacy

(TibetanReview.net, Feb25, 2018) – A group of five UN human rights experts have on Feb 21 issued a public statement, calling on China for immediate release of the Tibetan language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk. He was tried by the Intermediate People’s Court of Yulshul (Tibetan: Yulshul) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, on […]

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Taiwanese activists join campaign to condemn China for failed Tibet policy

October 19, 2017 12:07 am0 comments
Taiwanese activists join campaign to condemn China for failed Tibet policy

(TibetanReview.net, Oct18, 2017) – Taiwanese activists have on Oct 17 joined a global campaign initiated by the International Tibet Network – a San Francisco-headquartered umbrella group for Tibet campaign groups across the world – that called for condemnation of President Xi over China’s continued repression of Tibet during the past […]

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Several countries criticized China’s rights record in Tibet at recent UN Human Rights Council meet

October 1, 2017 4:42 pm0 comments
Several countries criticized China’s rights record in Tibet at recent UN Human Rights Council meet

(TibetanReview.net, Oct01, 2017) – Delegates from the United States, the European Union and Germany especially spoke on the grim human rights situation in Tibet and Xinjiang at the recently concluded 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council, said the Central Tibetan Administration at Dharamshala, India, on its Tibet.net website […]

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Tibetans among cases highlighted by UN rights chief in Geneva meet

September 15, 2017 12:04 am0 comments
Tibetans among cases highlighted by UN rights chief in Geneva meet

(TibetanReview.net, Sep14, 2017) – The 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva opened on Sep 11 with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, including several Tibetan cases in his highlight of major concerns across the world. Saying “the world has grown darker and dangerous” […]

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UN rights expert questions China’s ethnic discrimination policy

May 10, 2017 11:27 pm0 comments
UN rights expert questions China’s ethnic discrimination policy

(TibetanReview.net, May10, 2017) – A UN rights expert has criticized China for exposing ethnic minorities in the country to serious human rights and socio-economic challenges. In a report on his visit to China in Aug 2016, UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, has written that […]

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China ranked fifth worst in global press freedom index, is leading jailor of citizen journalists

April 28, 2017 11:35 pm0 comments
China ranked fifth worst in global press freedom index, is leading jailor of citizen journalists

(TibetanReview.net, Apr28, 2017) – China has retained its position as the fifth worst country/territory on freedom of the press while also being “the world’s leading prison for citizen journalists” in 2016, according to the Paris-based international media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF). Its latest annual report puts China at its […]

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Tibet less free than China, among globally worst in latest Freedom House survey

February 4, 2017 7:42 pm0 comments
Tibet less free than China, among globally worst in latest Freedom House survey

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04, 2017) – Tibet under Chinese occupation rule is the least free country or territory in the world, with the situation there being better than only war-town Syria, said US-human rights organization Freedom House in its latest annual survey for 2016 released on Jan 17. While the survey determined […]

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Report: Religious repression in Chinese ruled Tibet is institutionalized

August 15, 2016 1:27 pm0 comments
Report: Religious repression in Chinese ruled Tibet is institutionalized

(TibetanReview.net, Aug14, 2016) – The US government has on Aug 10 severely criticized China for its deplorable record on religious freedom in 2015, institutionalizing discrimination in the case of ethnic minority groups such as Tibetan Buddhists and Uyghur Muslims. Releasing its International Religious Freedom Report for 2015, which examined the […]

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12 nations condemn China’s rights records in joint UN statement

March 13, 2016 12:23 pm0 comments
12 nations condemn China’s rights records in joint UN statement

(TibetanReview.net, Mar13’16) – On the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan national uprising day of Mar 10, the United States led an unprecedented scathing criticism of China on its abysmal human rights record in China and Tibet at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. Delivering a joint statement in a […]

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