Tibet situation raised by several members at UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

June 29, 2015 1:51 am0 comments
Tibet situation raised by several members at UN Human Rights Council, Geneva

(TibetanReview.net, Jun28, 2015) – The human rights situation in Chinese ruled Tibet came in for criticism from several state and interstate members at the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on Jun 24, according to a Tibet.net release Jun 26 from the exile Tibetan administration’s Tibet […]

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China’s repression policy questioned at Tibet panel at UN rights meet

June 19, 2015 12:43 am0 comments
China’s repression policy questioned at Tibet panel at UN rights meet

(TibetanReview.net, Jun17, 2015) – A panel discussion was held on Tibet on Jun 15 alongside the 28th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva with the participation of Dr Sarah Sewall, the US State Department’s Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights. The co-panelists included […]

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Report: Ethnic discrimination and rights violations rife in Tibet

February 28, 2015 2:14 pm0 comments
Report: Ethnic discrimination and rights violations rife in Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28, 2015) – London-based international human rights group Amnesty International said Feb 25 that Tibetans continued to face ethnic discrimination and also restrictions on their rights to freedoms of religious belief, expression, association and assembly during 2014. Releasing its annual 2005 report, it added that Tibetan monastic leaders, writers, […]

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UN urges Nepal to register Tibetan refugees

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr12, 2014) – Reviewing the country’s compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a key component of the global bill of rights, the UN Human Rights Committee on Apr 10 urged Nepal to register long staying Tibetans and to ensure that all Tibetans who may […]

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Report: Nepal’s ill-treatment of Tibetans worsening at China’s behest

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(TibetanReview.net, Apr02, 2014) – The situation for the Tibetan refugee community in Nepal has markedly deteriorated since China’s violent crackdown on protests in Tibet in 2008, said New York-based Human Rights Watch Apr 1 as it released a 100-page report on the issue. The report, titled as ‘Under China’s Shadow: […]

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China rejects UN recommendations on Tibetan rights

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar20, 2014) After having promised full compliance with the UN human rights treaties and cooperation with its mechanisms only late last year in order to win a seat on the UN Human Rights Council at Geneva, China has now rejected almost all the recommendations to address or improve the […]

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UN rights experts report on their communications to China on Tibet

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(TibetanReview.net, Mar06, 2014) – Independent human rights experts working as Special Rapporteurs to the UN under its Special Procedures have on Feb 24 released a joint report compiling a series of communications they had sent to the government of the People’s Republic of China, expressing serious concern over the human […]

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WHO politics deny exile Tibetan hospital prize for its TB control success

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(TibetanReview.net, Nov29, 2013) An exile Tibetan hospital at Dharamsala, India, has been chosen for a prestigious honor for making major contributions to the fight against TB but won’t get the prize because Margaret Chan, the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), would not sign the approval. Chan, a Hong […]

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China’s internet control especially severe on Tibetans, Uighurs

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(TibetanReview.net, Jul27, 2013) – Internet control in China has become even more sophisticated and pervasive under the country’s new leadership which assumed government power in March this year and is especially intrusive over ethnic minorities like Tibetans and Uighurs, said Washington-based rights group Freedom House in a new report Jul […]

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Global rights NGO congress urges China to end Tibet tragedy

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(TibetanReview.net, Jun03, 2013) – Human rights organizations from across the world have called on China to address the current emergency situation in Tibet in their three-yearly congress held in the Turkish capital Istabul from May 22 to 27. The congress – the 38th Congress of the International Federation for Human […]

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