China Pressures Europe to Stay Silent on Human Rights

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.

EU and EU Member States reactions to the adoption of China’s NGO Law

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.

Tibet, symbolism and the Czech Republic

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?

UN Human Rights Council Side Event “China’s new law on counter-terrorism and its impacts on human rights”

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.

Is the Czech Republic China’s New ‘Bridge to Europe’?

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 …