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).
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’ on 8 February 2017.
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.
On November 28, 2016, the niece of the late Trulku Tenzin Delek Rinpoche Nyima Lhamo addressed the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Righs
The Dalai Lama called on Europe to engage in ‘constructive criticism’ of China after being welcomed by the President of the European Parliament in Strasbourg on 15 September, following high-profile visits to Paris and Brussels.
The Tibetan community in Switzerland and Liechtenstein and the International Campaign for Tibet have the pleasure to invite you to a Tibet Solidarity Rally in Geneva during the upcoming session (33rd Session) of the UN Human Rights Council on 16 September 2016.
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.
This op-ed by Kai Müller, Executive Director of the International Campaign for Tibet in Germany, explains how China’s attempts to export its censorship and authoritarianism raise serious questions for all European countries.
Following the adoption of the highly controversial Law on the Management of Foreign Non-Government Organizations Activities in China (also known as the NGO Law) on 28 April 2016, several EU actors and Members States have issued statement expressing concern and criticizing the legistlation.