China’s internet control especially severe on Tibetans, Uighurs

May 21, 2014 4:49 am0 comments

(, 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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(, 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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Survey shows Tibet rights situation ‘Worst of the Worst’ along with N Korea

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(, Jan18, 2013) China-ruled Tibet Autonomous Region, the western half of ethnographic Tibet, was ranked “Worst of the Worst”, along with North Korea and eight other countries, in the US-based rights body Freedom House’s latest annual survey of political and civil rights which was released on Jan 16. China itself […]

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UN urges Nepal to register Tibetan refugees

April 19, 2014 4:07 am0 comments

(, 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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