» 01/05/2012, 00.00
TIBET – CHINA
Self-immolation by monks is “the image of the suffering of the Tibetan people”
For the director of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy, Beijing is using “cultural genocide” and “birth controls” to silence the Tibetan people. If China does not change, 2012 will be bad “for the human rights of the Tibetan people”.
15/01/2011 TIBET – CHINA
Human rights worse in Tibet in 2010
A report by the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy notes that intellectuals, monks and students are the most affected. Beijing wants to settle the Tibetan issue once and for all through violence and repressive laws and by further tightening its stranglehold over the territory.
23/07/2010 TIBET – CHINA
Eyewitnesses describe the violence of March 2008 in Lhasa
‘I saw with my own eyes’ is a report written by Chinese journalists and lawyers that contains more than 200 interviews with people who went through those tragic days and their aftermath. A Tibetan human rights activist talks about it.
23/10/2009 TIBET – CHINA
Lhasa: Chinese authorities execute four Tibetans
The four men had been convicted on 8 April, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. China’s crackdown against ethnic Tibetans continues relentless following unrest on 14 March last year.
05/12/2011 TIBET – CHINA
Pictures emerge showing Chinese repression in Tibet
Handcuffed monks with a sign hanging around their neck are dragged away from their monastery. They are crime: demanding religious freedom for Tibet and the return of the Dalai Lama. Shameful and hateful pictures are posted online.
26/09/2008 TIBET – INDIA – CHINA
More than a thousand monks and many civilians have disappeared since the March crackdown
Whether they were arrested in March or simply disappeared thereafter, their relatives and friends are in the dark as to their whereabouts or even if they are still alive. An appeal is made to foreign governments, international agencies and the United Nations not to forget them.
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