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Civil Society Submission on Tibet for China’s UN Universal Periodic Review

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) submitted a UN Universal Periodic Review (UPR) submission on People’s Republic of China (PRC) to the UN Human Rights Council in advance of PRC’s Third UPR Cycle in November 2018. The submission, done on 29 March 2018, raises concerns and makes recommendations on specific human rights issues namely arbitrary detention and torture, freedom of expression, freedom of religion and belief, and right to privacy. As PRC’s third UPR cycle gets underway, it is imperative for the States to hold PRC to account for its failure to meet its human rights commitments …

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TCHRD highlights Tibetan human rights issues at UN

The director of the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD), Ms. Tsering Tsomo, attended the 27th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) at the United Nations in Geneva from 14 to 24 September 2014, to draw the Council’s attention to the pressing human rights issues inside Tibet. On the sidelines of the session, Ms. Tsomo met and briefed various UN Special Procedures mandate holders, diplomats and NGO representatives on the current situation in Tibet and strongly appealed for their support. In addition to delivering an oral statement (a video of the statement is available here starting at 49:27) on behalf …

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