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Nearly 70 Canadian Lawmakers urge sanctions on Chinese Officials for Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang abuses

July 16, 2020 12:28 am0 comments
Nearly 70 Canadian Lawmakers urge sanctions on Chinese Officials for Hong Kong, Tibet, Xinjiang abuses

(TibetanReview.net, Jul15’20) – In a growing momentum of calls from the democratic West to hold the Chinese government to account for its unbridled repression of democratic and human rights of peoples under its rule, a group of nearly 70 Lawmakers in Canada has on Jul 14 urged their prime minister […]

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International Criminal Court asked to investigate China for Uighur genocide policy

July 7, 2020 11:01 pm0 comments
International Criminal Court asked to investigate China for Uighur genocide policy

(TibetanReview.net, Jul07’20) – In a first complaint of its kind, Uighur exiles have on Jul 6 urged the International Criminal Court to investigate the communist party-monopolized government of China for genocide and crimes against humanity. A team of London-based lawyers representing two Uighur activist groups has filed a complaint against […]

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China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

June 27, 2020 11:33 pm0 comments
China faces collective rebuke from nearly 50 UN experts for its rights record

(TibetanReview.net, Jun27’20) – An unusually large number of UN independent experts, numbering nearly 50, have on Jun 26 expressed alarm at the level of repression of “fundamental freedoms” by the Chinese Government and urged it to “abide by its international legal obligations” while also calling for renewed attention to the […]

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EU foreign affairs chief says he referred to Tibet situation in strategic dialogue with China

June 12, 2020 10:10 pm0 comments
EU foreign affairs chief says he referred to Tibet situation in strategic dialogue with China

(TibetanReview.net, Jun11’20) – While it expects to hold its usual Human Rights Dialogue with China as soon as physical meetings would resume, The European Union (EU) nevertheless raised a number of important human rights issues, including the situations in Xinjiang and Tibet, said the EU High Representative Josep Borrell Fontelles, […]

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UN experts ask TikTok not to trash rights principles while undertaking content moderation

May 23, 2020 2:05 am0 comments
UN experts ask TikTok not to trash rights principles while undertaking content moderation

(TibetanReview.net, May22’20) – China’s use of its business companies to carry out the government’s political agenda came into sharp focus when the owner of the video-sharing platform TikTok was asked by UN human rights experts not to violate international human rights standards through censorship while undertaking the task of content […]

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Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

May 14, 2020 12:43 pm0 comments
Some 4,000 Tibetans left without residential status in forced Chinese resettlement plan

(TibetanReview.net, May13’20) – Chinese authorities in two counties of Chamdo City in Tibet Autonomous Region have taken away the residential status of around 4,000 Tibetans belonging to hundreds of families because they were absent from their ancestral homes during a forced resettlement project launched in 2014-15, reported the Tibetan Service […]

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Chinese police take away constitutional scholar for urging political reform to save society after Covid-19

May 13, 2020 2:31 am0 comments
Chinese police take away constitutional scholar for urging political reform to save society after Covid-19

(TibetanReview.net, May12’20) – Chinese authorities had taken away on May 10 night a constitutional scholar after he wrote an open letter to representatives of the country’s legislature, criticising the government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak and calling for freedom of speech and a modern democratic constitution, reported the scmp.com May […]

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China gets say in appointment of investigators for UN rights body

April 5, 2020 6:05 am0 comments
China gets say in appointment of investigators for UN rights body

(TibetanReview.net, Apr04’20) – In what is seen as a gross perversion of the human rights agenda of the United Nations, the government of China, which has nearly one-fifth of the world’s population under its authoritarian control, and which has many countries dutifully toeing its lines due to their economic interests, […]

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REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

March 13, 2020 3:31 am0 comments
REPORT: Repression in Tibet, Xinjiang more severe than rest of PRC

(TibetanReview.net, Mar12’20) – Releasing its Human Rights Report for 2019, the United States Department of State has said Mar 11 that China’s repression of free speech, religion, movement, association and assembly in Tibet and Xinjiang in 2019 “was more severe than in other areas of the (People’s Republic of China).” […]

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China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

February 29, 2020 2:08 am0 comments
China finally invites UN rights chief to visit Xinjiang, but with a caveat

(TibetanReview.net, Feb28’20) – China has finally invited the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to visit Xinjiang, but made it clear that this is subject to her not interfering in what China calls its internal affairs. High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet has made it clear, addressing the UN Human Rights Council […]

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