26 Nobel laureates condemn China’s crackdown on Tibetans

Twenty-six Nobel Laureates have deplored and condemned China’s violent crackdown on Tibetan protestors and urged Chinese authorities to exercise restraint. In a joint statement made public on March 20, 2008, the Laureates also protested against China’s campaign to vilify the Dalai Lama, a fellow Nobel Laureate. Following is the full text and the names of …

European Parliament resolution on the arrest of the Chinese dissident Hu Jia

The European Parliament has passed a resolution in which it ‘strongly condemns’ the detention of Chinese human rights campaigner Hu Jia and demands his prompt release, as well as the release of all dissidents who have been arrested and jailed for crimes of opinion.   Resolution text follows: The European Parliament, – having regard to …

Trials of a Tibetan Monk: The Case of Tenzin Delek

Explains the persecution of Tenzin Delek Rinpoche, a highly-respected Tibetan lama facing a death sentence on unproven allegations of involvement in a bombing, and highlights the difficult conditions placed on Tibetan people.   Click here to download as a PDF.

Striking Hard: Torture in Tibet

PHR documents the problem of torture committed by Chinese authorities in Tibet against Tibetans now living as refugees in India. PHR also evaluates the physical and psychological consequences of torture in this population. Click here to download as a PDF.