Ahead of the 2019 Belgian federal and regional elections that will take place this Sunday 26 May, a number of Belgian -both French speaking and Dutch speaking –political parties responded to a questionnaire on Tibet submitted to them by the International Campaign for Tibet.
Tibetans and their friends from across Europe will convene in Brussels on 10 March this year for a mass solidarity rally commemorating the Tibetan National Uprising Day of 1959. The event will be an opportunity to highlight the continuing plight of Tibetans in Tibet and to seek renewed support in Europe for the non-violent freedom struggle of the Tibetan people.
A coalition of NGOs including ICT addressed a letter to the Director general of Belgian newspaper Le Soir today, urging him to stop publishing articles from official Chinese press bodies in his newspaper.
The International Campaign for Tibet condemns the illegal arrests of Tibetan and Belgian demonstrators by the Belgian police on April , 2014. Tibetans and Belgian supporters seeking to peacefully protest during President Xi Jinping’s visit to Bruges, Belgium were detained for hours, in one case partially strip-searched, and had Tibetan flags confiscated.
During his stay in Brussels, from March the 6th until March the 11th, H. E. Kirti Rinpoche testified in the European Parliament and met with Belgian government officials. The visit also included a participation to the European Solidarity Rally for Tibet on March the 10th, where he joined the demonstration and also addressed the supporters during the rally.
Nearly 4,400 people from 17 Tibetan communities in Europe and their supporters came together on March 10 in Brussels to commemorate the March 10 anniversary of the 1959 Tibet Uprising and the fifth anniversary of the protests that swept across Tibet from March 2008. Tibetans and their supporters gathered to march through the streets of …
New Nobel Prize Winner, the European Union, must address crisis in Tibet.
On the occasion of the Peace Nobel Prize Ceremony, the International Campaign for Tibet projected on 10 December an image onto the EU Council building in Brussels of the Dalai Lama and Xi Jinping meeting in order to convey a strong message of the urgent need for such a meeting.
The Tibet Brief is an ICT publication for policy-makers, providing concise information and perspectives on the political, economic and human rights situation in Tibet. In this edition: Dalai Lama to hand over all government duties to elected leader Tibetan Diaspora elects new Prime Minister and Government in Exile United Nations: Nepal Urged Not to Return …