Demolitions of monks’ and nuns’ dwellings began at the important Buddhist center of Larung Gar in eastern Tibet, one of the world’s largest monastic institutions with a population of thousands of Chinese and Tibetan practitioners.
Ahead of the 18th EU-China Summit, which will take place in Beijing on 12 and 13 July, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), along with three other NGOs, sent a letter to the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, urging him to ensure that human rights remain at the centre of EU – China relations.
The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) published the 54th edition of its Tibet Brief newsletter. The Tibet Brief is an ICT publication for policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet.
At the ongoing session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva (32nd Session), ICT once again highlighted issues pertaining to China’s repressive policies in Tibet.
Following the adoption of a highly controversial law on counter-terror in China at the end of last year, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) held a high-level roundtable discussion on the issue on 7 June 2016 in the Clingendael Institute in The Hague.
President Barack Obama met with the Dalai Lama this morning (June 15, 2016), marking the fourth time the two Nobel Peace Prize Laureates have met at the White House since Obama took office.
This op-ed by Kai Müller, Executive Director of the International Campaign for Tibet in Germany, explains how China’s attempts to export its censorship and authoritarianism raise serious questions for all European countries.
Following the adoption of the highly controversial Law on the Management of Foreign Non-Government Organizations Activities in China (also known as the NGO Law) on 28 April 2016, several EU actors and Members States have issued statement expressing concern and criticizing the legistlation.
Czech President Milos Zeman recently labelled pro-Tibet protestors "mentally ill" during a visit of the Chinese President to the Czech Republic. What does this say about Zeman and Czech society?