Post Tagged with: "Human Rights"

US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

March 16, 2019 12:54 am0 comments
US annual report finds rights violations in Tibet severe and significant

(TibetanReview.net, Mar15’19) – During the past year, the people of Tibet faced immense discrimination under Chinese rule, severe restrictions on their most basic rights and increasing isolation from the outside world, said the United States State Department in its global Human Rights Report for 2018 released on Mar 13. The […]

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Tibetan campaigners join protest to urge end to Portland Confucius Institute

February 7, 2019 7:14 am0 comments
Tibetan campaigners join protest to urge end to Portland Confucius Institute

(TibetanReview.net, Feb06’19) – Students and alumni of Portland State University (PSU) in the USA state of Oregon, including Tibetans, Taiwanese and Chinese, have joined human rights activists on Feb 4 to stage a protest, demanding that the university’s contract with China’s Confucius Institute be not renewed. The occasion was the […]

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Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

February 2, 2019 3:25 am0 comments
Rights groups pen joint open letter to urged UN action on China

(TibetanReview.net, Feb01’19) – A collective of 37 human rights NGOs have on Jan 30 called on the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, to pass a resolution at its upcoming session “expressing collective concern about worsening rights abuse in China and the government’s failure to follow through on its obligations and […]

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Tibetans petition for release of man who campaigned for their subsistence rights

January 28, 2019 4:58 am0 comments
Tibetans petition for release of man who campaigned for their subsistence rights

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27’19) – Residents of three townships in Gade (Chinese: Gande) County of Golog (Guoluo) Prefecture, Qinghai Province, have submitted separate petitions in Oct and Nov 2018, calling for the release of a Tibetan man who had campaigned for their subsistence right and had been detained for it since Sep […]

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China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

January 11, 2019 1:08 am0 comments
China takes diplomatic envoys from 12 friendly countries on 3-day junket to refute Xinjiang repression allegations

(TibetanReview.net, Jan10’19) – Amid growing international criticism of its internment of around a million Muslim minorities in so-called vocational training centres which are nothing more than de-Islamization, political indoctrination camps, China has invited diplomatic envoys from 12 countries to “witness the social and economic progress” of East Turkestan (Xinjiang Uygur […]

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China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

December 7, 2018 3:56 am0 comments
China permits German rights commissioner Kofler to visit Tibet, but not Xinjiang

(TibetanReview.net, Dec06, 2018) – China appears to bet that German Human Rights Commissioner Barbel Kofler would be least likely to be critical of it on the situation in Tibet as it has given her a rarely, if ever, granted permission to visit the Himalayan territory on Dec 5. She is […]

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Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

November 7, 2018 10:32 pm0 comments
Asked to account for its rights record at UN review, China cries politics

(TibetanReview.net, Nov07, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions raised over its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and human rights advocates and lawyers at the third universal periodic review of its human rights record which commenced at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Nov 6, China has resorted to rhetorical flourishes […]

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US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

October 13, 2018 12:47 am0 comments
US annual rights report urges more pressure on China over Tibet issue

(TibetanReview.net, Oct12, 2018) – The Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) of the United States has on Oct 10 referred to the deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet, as in China, and called on lawmakers and the Trump Administration to push for reciprocal access to Tibet and renewed dialogue between China […]

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Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

October 8, 2018 1:52 am0 comments
Swiss MPs fearful of seeking accountable rights dialogue with China?

(TibetanReview.net, Oct07, 2018) – Switzerland has since 1991 been holding human rights dialogues with China. But no one knows what is exactly discussed and how this has been helpful in improving the patently horrendous situation in China. Barbara Gysi, a centre-left Social Democratic Party parliamentarian, being concerned, sought to introduce […]

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China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

September 12, 2018 10:38 pm0 comments
China puts up sovereignty claim to snub new UN rights chief

(TibetanReview.net, Sep12, 2018) – China has ‘welcomed’ the UN’s new human rights chief, Michelle Bachelet, by telling her to respect its sovereignty after she urged it to allow monitors into the restive far western region of Xinjiang and expressed concern about the situation there. Last month, a United Nations rights […]

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