Tibet Brief – Edition 60

The TTibet Brief August 2017-ENibet 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:

  1. UNESCO approves controversial World Heritage Tibet nomination
  2. Liu Xiaobo’s death – an indelible blot on the history of the Chinese Communist Party
  3. Major live fire drill in Tibet amid China-India border dispute highlights political imperatives
  4. EU diplomats pay rare visit to Tibet
  5. Two further Tibetans self-immolations in exile in July 2017
  6. Italian Government confirms the right of Tibetan refugees to travel to Italy but detains Uyghur exile group leader, raising fears of Chinese interference in Europe
  7. Tech giant Apple accused of “aiding” China’s censorship efforts
  8. Political Prisoner Focus
  9. Reading Suggestions
  10. Upcoming events

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The French version is available here.