Overlooking human rights will leave the EU short-changed by China

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.

China on Asia’s Mind

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 …

Oslo Snubs the Dalai Lama

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.

EU-China Human Rights Seminar, 2012, Contribution by the FIDH

“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 …

Self-immolation: Ritual or political protest?

‘Tibet is burning. Self-immolation: Ritual or Political Protest’ is a set of 18 papers which are the result of a conference bearing the same name, held at the Collège the France in Paris in May 2012.   The study was published in December 2012 by the Revue d’Études Tibétaines.   Click here to download as …

Reclaiming Tibetan Culture

Reclaiming Tibetan Culture was published in “Human Rights and Culture”, China Rights Forum online #1 in July 2012. Three stories of the land and soil of Tibet: a researcher shows the urgency of preserving an environment and culture; a writer maps the geography of loss; an artist connects Tibetan exiles with their homeland. A Culture …