Tibet Brief – Edition 27

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: Monks imprisoned for 10-13 years following self-immolation by Kirti monk New Chinese Communist Party Secretary for the TAR: Beijing Withdraws Hardliner Zhang Qingli Nepal arrests 20 Tibetan teenagers …

Tibet Brief – Edition 26

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: Lobsang Sangay takes oath of office as Kalon Tripa of the Central Tibetan Administration “Spiritual Reunion” as Dalai Lama meets US President Obama Tibetan writer Tashi Rabten sentenced …

Tibet Brief – Edition 25

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: Dr. Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan Kalon Tripa The EU’s high level China talks United Nations: UN Human Rights experts’ urgent intervention with China regarding restrictions imposed on …

Tibet Brief – Edition 24

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: Dalai Lama to hand over all government duties to elected leader Tibetan Diaspora elects new Prime Minister and Government in Exile United Nations: Nepal Urged Not to Return …

Tibet Brief – Edition 23

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: ICT welcomes EP’s recent policy developments and discussions on Tibet Tibet in WikiLeaks’ cables Thousands of Tibetans evicted to make way for hydroelectric project Senior Drepung monk scholars …

Tibet Brief – Edition 22

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: Celebration of 50 Years of Tibetan democratic institutions in exile Tibetan Students protest over Education Reforms U.S. Congressional-Executive Commission on China’s 2010 Annual Report on Human Rights and …

Dangerous Crossing 2009 Update

In 2009, the situation for Tibetans deteriorated further in Nepal as the Chinese sought to block protests about repression in Tibet. Border security was still tight following the crackdown in Tibet as a result of unrest that swept the plateau from March, 2008, and numbers of Tibetans escaping into exile were low compared to previous …

Tibet Brief – Edition 21

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:   Meeting between President Obama and the Dalai Lama 10 March statement by the Dalai Lama Summary of recent protests in Eastern Tibet Polish NGO raises case of …

Tibet Brief – Edition 20

The Tibet Brief is aimed at European policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet. In this edition: 9th round of Sino-Tibetan dialogue identifies elements to build upon Top-level meeting in Beijing sets strategy on Tibet President Obama to meet Dalai Lama China Jails Tibetan Filmmaker Dhondup …