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United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

July 21, 2019 1:21 pm0 comments
United Nations experts question China’s jailing of nine Tibetans for celebrating Dalai Lama’s birthday

(TibetanReview.net, Jul20’19) – Five UN independent experts have questioned China’s use of its anti-separatism law to suppress freedom of expression, religion, assembly and association and the cultural rights of the Tibetan people as they presented their reports during the ongoing session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. The […]

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China to be second largest contributor to UN budget

December 25, 2018 4:09 pm0 comments
China to be second largest contributor to UN budget

(TibetanReview.net, Dec25, 2018) – Because of its rapid economic growth and the size of its economy, China will become the second-largest monetary sponsor of the United Nations, behind only the US, under newly adopted contribution plans, reported asia.nikkei.com Dec 24. This is expected to further raise China’s influence in the […]

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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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UN ask China to right its wrong Tibetan, Uyghur, and Mongol ethnic policy

September 1, 2018 10:47 pm0 comments
UN ask China to right its wrong Tibetan, Uyghur, and Mongol ethnic policy

(TibetanReview.net, Sep01, 2018) – Not impressed by China’s patently false and tall claims about its treatment of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Mongols while responding to questions on its report on the implementation of the United Nations convention on the elimination of racial discrimination, concerned experts in Geneva of the world body […]

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UN committee disappointed with China’s unhelpful responses to minority rights queries

August 21, 2018 5:20 am0 comments
UN committee disappointed with China’s unhelpful responses to minority rights queries

(TibetanReview.net, Aug18, 2018) – Rather than answering the questions, China has on Aug 13 questioned the questions, those who asked them and the authors of the reports on which some of those questions were based during the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)’s hearing in Geneva on […]

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China welcomes the appointment of new UN rights chief with a veiled warning

August 15, 2018 10:44 pm0 comments
China welcomes the appointment of new UN rights chief with a veiled warning

(TibetanReview.net, Aug15, 2018) – China on Aug 13 welcomed the appointment of Ms Michelle Bachelet’s appointment as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights while employing its usual euphemistic terms to make it clear that she should work on its terms to earn its cooperation. China is ready to […]

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UN experts question China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans

August 13, 2018 4:48 pm0 comments
UN experts question China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans

(TibetanReview.net, Aug13, 2018) – China’s discriminatory passport policy towards Tibetans was one of the many issues on which the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) has sought answer from China at its ongoing review of the country’s compliance with the relevant UN rights document, reproted the Central […]

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United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

August 12, 2018 11:21 pm0 comments
United Nations rights committee accuses China of turning Xinjiang into ‘no-rights zone’

(TibetanReview.net, Aug12, 2018) – A United Nation Committee headed by the world body’s first independent expert on minority issues has on Aug 10 delivered a sharp rebuke to China for its treatment of Uyghurs, accusing it of turning the Xinjiang region into “a no-rights zone”, reported theglobeandmail.com Aug 10. Gay […]

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UN rights experts urge China to free Nobel Peace laureate’s widow from illegal detention

July 6, 2018 11:34 pm0 comments
UN rights experts urge China to free Nobel Peace laureate’s widow from illegal detention

(TibetanReview.net, Jul06, 2018) – UN human rights experts have on Jul 4 called on China to release Liu Xia, the widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo, and allow her to seek treatment for deteriorating health, including travelling abroad. China has been holding her in detention without any legal […]

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European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

July 2, 2018 1:34 am0 comments
European Union, Germany draw UN rights council’s attention to situation in Tibet

  (TibetanReview.net, Jul01, 2018) – The Tibet issue continued to figure at the ongoing, 38th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, with the European Union and Germany raising the situation there as they reiterated their call on China for immediate release of the recently jailed Tibetan language rights […]

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