This International Campaign for Tibet overview, based on analysis of numerous official and unofficial sources, seeks to track the latest developments in Tibet at the time of the Party Congress. This is in the context of the Chinese authorities’ sweeping political and strategic objectives in Tibet and the rise of a ‘control state’, in which the Party has an increasingly intrusive role in people’s everyday lives and beliefs.
Chinese authorities are increasingly using opaque policy terms in official media to tighten repression in Tibet, Human Rights Watch said in an illustrated glossary released on 19 June 2017.
On 28 February 2017, Freedom House published a new report “The battle for China’s spirit”, which examines the evolution of the Communist Party’s policies of religious control and citizens’ responses to them since November 2012, in the first comprehensive analysis of its kind.
An article written by Tai Ming Cheung and published by China Policy Institute.
EP Today, the European Parliament’s monthly newspaper, published an article on the importance of human rights in EU-China relations by former Vice-President of the European Parliament for Human Rights and Democracy, Edward McMillan-Scott.
By François Godement, European Council on Foreign Relations Chinese President Xi Jinping has made his first visit as Head of State to India, amid expectations of unprecedented levels of Chinese funding for India’s infrastructure and continuing concern over skirmishes on the border between the two countries. India’s new nationalist Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is just …
Op-ed by ICT’s President Matteo Mecacci and ICT’s board member Ellen Bork, published by the Wall Street Journal on the Norwegian government’s refusal to meet with the Dalai Lama.
New article by Sophie Richardson from Human Rights Watch on the EU’s role in confronting China on human rights ahead of the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of June 4.
The Chinese government is subjecting millions of Tibetans to a policy of mass rehousing and relocation that radically changes their way of life, and about which they have no say, Human Rights Watch said in its new report “They Said We Should Be Grateful: Mass Rehousing and Relocation in Tibetan Areas of China”, published on 27 June 2013
“Human Rights, the Environment and the Right to Development: Law and Practice with Regard to the Re-settlement of Tibetan Herders” is a submission made by the FIDH to the EU-China Human Rights Seminar of 2012. Its goal is to assess the impact of Chinese policies of settlement on the lifestyle of the Tibetan nomad population …