21st EU-China Summit Joint Statement

21st EU-China Summit Joint Statement Brussels, 9 April 2019 Introduction 1.H.E. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, H.E. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, and H.E. Li Keqiang, Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China, met in Brussels today for the 21st EU-China Summit and issued the following statement. …

37th EU-China Human Rights Dialogue

37th EU-China Dialogue on Human Rights EEAS Press Release 2 April 2019   The 37th round of the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue was held in Brussels on 1-2 April. The Dialogue was opened by the EU Special Representative on Human Rights, Eamon Gilmore, who stressed the importance of the universality, indivisibility and interdependence of human …

EU Statement at UNHRC40 – Human Rights situation that require the Council’s attention

EU Statement at the 40th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council Item 4 – Human Rights situation that require the Council’s attention 12 March 2019 (…) “The EU is concerned about the existence of political re-education camps and widespread surveillance and restrictions particularly targeted at Uyghurs in Xinjiang. We urge China to allow …

Chinese response to Tibet reciprocity bill signals its fear of US support for Tibet

As Chinese authorities reacted angrily against President Trump signing into law the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act, they stepped up criticism of the Dalai Lama, republishing baseless negative articles that exposed China’s fear of the new law, which received strong bipartisan and bicameral support in the US.

Legislative landmark: US Congress passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

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.