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

May 21, 2014 4:53 am0 comments

(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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(, 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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