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 …
President of the European Council Donald Tusk directly referred to concerns on Tibet and called for dialogue to be resumed at a joint press conference with China’s Prime Minister Li Keqiang following the 17th EU-China Summit in Brussels on June 29.
On 30 June 2015, MEPs Thomas Mann (Germany, EPP) and Csaba Sógor (Romania, EPP), the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT), the Office of Tibet in Brussels and the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) will jointly hold a special event to mark the 80th birthday of the Dalai Lama in the European Parliament.
Ahead of the next EU-China Summit, starting on 29 June in Brussels, EU Member States must reach a common position on human rights concerns in Tibet and raise them with the Chinese government during this exchange. The Tibetan community in Belgium will mark this event with a demonstration at Schuman Roundabout in Brussels at 12:30.