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.
Czech President Milos Zeman recently labelled pro-Tibet protestors “mentally ill” during a visit of the Chinese President to the Czech Republic. What does this say about Zeman and Czech society?
Tibetan Buddhist monk and former political prisoner Golog Jigme testified to the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights in March 2016 about his torture and imprisonment in Tibet and the need for the EU to challenge China’s oppressive policies.
The International Campaign for Tibet welcomed reports about concerns voiced by the United States, the EU, Germany, Japan and Canada with regard to sweeping new and planned security laws in the People’s Republic of China.
The International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) are organising a side event during the upcoming 31th session of the UN Human Rights Council session.
The event, “China’s new law on counter-terrorism and its impact on human rights”, will take place in the Palais des Nations, Room XXVII, on 10 March from 13:00 – 14:00.
Brussels, 18 December 2015 – A major debate in the European Parliament on Tuesday (December 15) was followed by the adoption of a report by more than 500 MEPs expressing serious concern on human rights in Tibet and China.
An exchange of views on the human rights situation in Tibet was held on 22 October in Brussels by the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights.
The Czech Republic is drawing closer to China. Is this a new normal or a temporary golden age? The label of China’s “bridge to Europe” has become something of a holy grail. Though no one clearly knows what that would entail, the phrase became hyped during the acceleration of Chinese relations with the Central and …