Interpretating Tibet: A political Guide to Tibet

‘Interpreting Tibet’ gives a reality check on the sights of Lhasa, exploring how both China’s assertions of power and Tibetan expressions of identity are revealed in the architecture of the city, as well as the reality behind Tibet’s apparent economic progress. The report advises tourists how to avoid putting Tibetans, and themselves, at risk, and …

Tibet Brief – Edition 09

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. In this edition: Overview of the Tibetan Uprising since 10 March 2008 7th Round of Sino-Tibetan dialogue: no progress as situation in Tibet remains tense ICT’s 8-point plan to put Tibet …

Tibet Brief – Edition 08

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. In this edition: Tracking the Steel Dragon: New ICT report reveals the impact of Beijing’s economic policies on Tibet and Asia US and China to resume human rights dialogue 17th Party …

Tracking the Steel Dragon: How China’s economic policies and the railroad are transforming Tibet

The first major report on the impact of the world’s highest altitude railway across the Tibetan plateau reveals how it is changing Tibet, to the detriment of the Tibetan people and land, and details the dramatic implications for the whole of Asia. Mary Beth Markey, Vice President of the Washington, DC-based International Campaign for Tibet, …

Tibet Brief – Edition 07

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. In this edition: US awards Dalai Lama highest civilian honour Dalai Lama to visit Rome Harsh sentences follow Lithang protests Domestic politics behind German China-policy debate US Congressional report: Human rights …

Tibet Brief – Edition 06

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. In this edition: Merkel receives Dalai Lama despite Chinese threats Lithang crackdown continues: news of execution, new arrests and intensified ‘Patriotic Education’ EP Conference on Tibet, Brussels, 8 November Children detained …

Tibet Brief – Edition 05

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. In this edition: CCP to take control of ‘Living Buddhas’ via new rules on reincarnation in Tibetan Buddhism ICT cautious on reports linking PLA General’s retirement with Nangpa shooting Sinopec establishes …

Tibet Brief – Edition 04

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. In this edition: The sixth round of the Sino-Tibetan dialogue has taken place in Shanghai and Nanjing Senior Chinese Communist Party officials debate a return of the Dalai Lama European Parliamentarians …