ICT-FIDH new report on China’s new counter-terrorism law – Press Conference at Tokyo’s FCC

On 15 November, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and FIDH released their new joint report, Dangers of China’s counter-terrorism law for Tibetans and Uyghurs, which highlights the serious human rights risks and counter-productive nature of China’s new counter-terrorism law that was adopted in December 2015. The report was launched during a press conference at …

Video of ICT’s Tibetan Youth Leadership Program in Brussels

The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) launched its new video on the Tibetan Youth Leadership Program (TYLP) it organised in Brussels in November 2013. Ten Tibetan students residing and studying in 5 different European countries took part in ICT’s training program.

Fire in the Land of Snow: Self-Immolations in Tibet

Voice of America has produced a 56 minute documentary examining the self-immolations in Tibet.
“Fire in the Land of Snow: Self-Immolations in Tibet” is an hour-long documentary that explores the causes behind the at least 117 self-immolations known to have taken place in Tibet since 2009.

The Sun behind the clouds

In ‘The Sun Behind the Clouds’, Tibetan filmmaker, Tenzing Sonam, and his partner, Ritu Sarin, take a uniquely Tibetan perspective on the trials and tribulations of the Dalai Lama and his people as they continue their struggle for freedom in the face of determined suppression by one of the world’s biggest and most powerful nations. …

Murder in the Snow (Video)

The powerful story of a group of Himalayan mountaineers who witnessed and filmed the shooting of Tibetan refugees as they attempted to flee over the mountains into Nepal. In September 2006 Chinese border guards opened fire on a group of Tibetans high on the Nangpa Pass. A 17 year-old nun, Kelsang Namtso, was killed and …

Leaving Fear Behind (Video)

Leaving Fear Behind is a film shot by Tibetans from inside Tibet in the period leading up to the Beijing Olympic Games. Filming concluded in early March 2008 on the eve of the eruption of unprecedented mass Tibetan protests across the Tibetan plateau. Shot primarily in the eastern provinces of Tibet, the film provides a …

Dispatches: Undercover in Tibet (Video)

Tibetan exile Tash Despa returns to the homeland he risked his life escaping from to carry out secret filming with the award-winning, Bafta-nominated director Jezza Neumann. At the risk to its makers of imprisonment and deportation, this Dispatches film reveals the hidden reality of life under Chinese occupation in Tibet, uncovering evidence of the ‘cultural …

U.S. Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony – Highlights (Video)

On October 17, 2007, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the Congress and the President of the United States of America. Following the ceremony, the Dalai Lama spoke to a crowd of over 15,000 people from the steps of the west lawn of the Capitol Building, in Washington, D.C.