China’s response to a United Nations review of the country’s human rights record represents a blatant denial of the human rights crisis in Tibet and other regions, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) said today.
The International Campaign for Tibet is among several NGOS that sent a letter to the UN Human Rights Council urging it to pass a resolution at its upcoming session addressing China’s human rights abuses.
Following its unanimous passage by both the House and the Senate of the United States, President Donald Trump signed the on 19 December the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, marking a new era of US support for Tibetans and a challenge to China’s discriminatory policies in Tibet.
In a triumph today for American citizens, the United States Congress unanimously passed a bill that takes direct aim at the Chinese government’s unfair treatment of Americans and pushes back against its isolation of Tibet from the outside world.
As a native of one of the world’s most beautiful and endangered landscapes, the Dalai Lama has sent his prayers and advice to the COP24.
The Chinese government aggressively denied its human rights violations during today’s Universal Periodic Review of its record at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland.
As the Chinese government is scrutinized at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva this week, the international community needs to challenge China’s appalling human rights record and prevent it from becoming the new normal, the International Campaign for Tibet said today.
In a major development on the status of Tibet and US-China relations, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act on September 25.
United Nations experts on racial discrimination today urged the Chinese government to review policies and laws that discriminate against Tibetans, Uyghurs and Mongols.
On 13 August at the United Nations Committee to Eliminate Racial Discrimination, the Chinese government flatly denied its human rights violations in Tibet and other areas of the People’s Republic of China, instead painting a rosy picture of personal freedoms that left the body of independent human rights experts in disbelief.