A new report by ICT, ‘Shadow of Dust across the Sun’, reveals how the demolitions and expulsions at Larung Gar and Yachen Gar in the past six months are part of an unfolding political strategy involving more aggressive measures in order to curb and manage the growing influence and number of monks and nuns at these important monastic centers of study and Buddhist ethics in eastern Tibet, the largest such institutes in the world.
On 28 February 2017, Freedom House published a new report “The battle for China’s spirit”, which examines the evolution of the Communist Party’s policies of religious control and citizens’ responses to them since November 2012, in the first comprehensive analysis of its kind.
On 8 February 2017, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) in collaboration with the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) held a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, kindly hosted by MEPs Ilhan Kyuchyuk (ALDE) and Thomas Mann (EPP).
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The International Campaign for Tibet, in collaboration with the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), MEP Ilhan Kyuchyuk (ALDE) and MEP Thomas Mann (EPP), will be convening a conference at the European Parliament entitled ‘Chinese counter-terrorism policy: Impacts and dangers for Tibetans and Uyghurs’. The event will …
Tour operators have announced the closure of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) to tourists again next month, coinciding with the anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising in March 1959 and the related protests across Tibet in March 2008.
An article written by Tai Ming Cheung and published by China Policy Institute.
The European Parliament adopted on 15 December 2016 an urgency resolution on breaches of human rights, democracy, and rule of law in China, in which it urged the Chinese authorities to stop the dismantling at Larung Gar Tibetan Buddhist academy.
On the occasion of the International Human Rights Day on 10th December 2016, the EU has issued a statement on China, raising the case of a Tibetan prisoner, Tashi Wangchuk.
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.