Post Tagged with: "Human Rights"

Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

August 20, 2019 7:29 am0 comments
Three monks, including one jailed, reported disappeared in Chinese ruled Tibet

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15’19) – One Tibetan Buddhist monk of Kirti Monastery in Ngaba (or Ngawa, Chinese: Aba) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province has been jailed for four years recently while the fate of two others from the same monastery remain unknown following their arrests at different […]

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China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

July 31, 2019 12:42 am0 comments
China punishes Tibetans for displaying Dalai Lama pictures at home

(TibetanReview.net, Jul30’19) – Openly revering their exiled spiritual leader by displaying his pictures at home and celebrating his 84th birthday proved costly to a number of poor Tibetans in Palyul (Chinese: Baiyu) County of Kardze (Ganzi) Prefecture in what is now part of China’s Sichuan Province recently, according to the […]

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Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

July 23, 2019 12:59 am0 comments
Prague mayor stands firm on human rights, Tibet, Taiwan despite China’s tantrum

(TibetanReview.net, Jul22’19) – China has cancelled a signed contract for a tour of the country by Prague’s Philharmonic Orchestra and shattered the city zoo’s long-held dreams of hosting a panda, citing the city mayor’s critical stance on Beijing’s position on human rights, Tibet and Taiwan. Mr Zdenek Hřib’s stance puts […]

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Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

June 26, 2019 12:01 pm0 comments
Swiss gov’t questioned for lack of results in rights dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun24’19) – Members of the Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet have recently questioned the efficacy of their government’s years of rights dialogue with China, saying there was no result to show for it. The questions were raised by Maya Graf, Vice President of Swiss Parliamentarian Group for Tibet, as […]

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Germany urged to prioritize Tibet, human rights in China ties

May 11, 2019 3:19 am0 comments
Germany urged to prioritize Tibet, human rights in China ties

(TibetanReview.net, May10’19) – Former exile Tibetan special representative for Europe Mr Kelsang Gyaltsen has on May 8 accused China of being out to destroy the core of Tibetan identity and replace Tibetan culture and religion with a state-approved and controlled version. He was addressing a hearing on “Religious Freedom: The […]

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China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

April 4, 2019 11:50 pm0 comments
China subverted top UN rights body, arm-twisting client-states into praising it

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’19) – China has been denounced by diplomats and activists alike on Apr 1 for its brazen move to subvert the work of the UN’s top human rights body during its Mar 2019 session in Geneva, reported the AFP Apr 2. This included intense lobbying, pressure and even threats […]

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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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