April 1, 2014
by Nicholas Tomsho
Nepal has imposed increasingly harsh restrictions on Tibetan refugees under strong pressure from China, Human Rights Watch (HRW) claimed Tuesday. The statement cites a recent HRW report detailing Nepali authorities' abuses of Tibetans who have come to the country fleeing persecution in China. The ...[read more]
February 10, 2014
by Daniel Mullen
Spanish Judge Ismael Moreno issued international arrest warrants for several former Chinese officials Monday, including retired president Jiang Zemin and former prime minister Li Peng as part of an ongoing investigation into alleged genocide by China against Tibet. Though the warrants were ...[read more]
November 19, 2013
by Laura Klein Mullen
The Spanish National Court issued arrest orders for former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and four other Chinese officials on Tuesday, including former prime minister Li Peng, former security and police chief Qiao Shi, Chen Kuiyan, a former Communist Party official in Tibet, and Pen Pelyun, ex- ...[read more]
October 14, 2013
by Addison Morris
Chinese officials on Monday denounced the Spanish National Court's recent indictment against former Chinese president Hu Jintao. The Spanish criminal court on Friday accepted an appeal by two Spanish pro-Tibet rights groups to include Hu in an investigation of alleged genocide against Tibetans. ...[read more]
October 11, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
Spain's National Court accepted an appeal by two Spanish pro-Tibet rights groups to include former Chinese president Hu Jintao in an investigation of alleged genocide against Tibetans. In accepting the appeal, the court ruled that Spain was competent to handle the case because one of the ...[read more]
November 3, 2012
by Max Slater
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday called on China to remedy long-held frustrations in Tibet that have led to recent extreme protest tactics, including self-immolation. Pillay expressed concern that the Chinese government is suppressing Tibetans' freedom of expression and ...[read more]
August 13, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On August 13, 2010, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) reported that Chinese authorities had delayed the trial of Tibetan writer Tra Gyal. Gyal had been arrested in April 2010 after signing a letter critiquing the Chinese government's relief efforts in the wake of the earthquake in western ...[read more]
February 17, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Human Rights Watch (HRW) demanded Thursday that China release Tibetan prisoners that were captured while travelling and are now being forced into political re-education camps. The exact number of those detained is not known, but it is thought to be several hundred. Those detained had gone to India ...[read more]
November 1, 2011
by Jamie Reese
UN experts expressed concerns Tuesday over human rights restrictions on Tibetan Buddhist monasteries in China's Sichuan province. UN experts are concerned about reports of heavy security measures surrounding the Kirti monastery, which houses approximately 2,500 Buddhist monks. UN Special ...[read more]
June 8, 2011
by Julia Zebley
The UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances called Wednesday for China to address its practice of "enforced disappearances" and reveal the location of 355 detained Tibetan monks. In April, Chinese authorities took the monks from the Kirti monastery in buses to an unknown ...[read more]

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