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TCHRD and Nanda Center host a conference on Tibet: Rights, Reality and the Law

On Wednesday 17 February 2016, a conference on Tibet, “Rights, Reality and the Law” was held in Denver, Colorado. The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) hosted the event with the Nanda Center for International and Comparative Law, the International Law Society, and the Korbel School’s Center on Rights Development. There were six speakers at the conference divided into two panels. The first panel included Dukthen Kyi, a Tibetan MA candidate at the University of Denver’s Joseph Korbel School of International Relations; John Gaudette, a legal researcher at TCHRD; and Galen Murton, a PhD Candidate in Geography at …

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Youth Speak: Tibetan Students at Tibetan Youth Hostel, Bangalore, Discuss Tibetan Election 2016

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) presents footages of students at Tibetan Youth Hostel, Bangalore, discussed issues and candidates related to the 2016 elections for Sikyong and Tibetan parliament in exile. The discussion was facilitated by TCHRD senior researcher Mr Tenzin Nyinjey and information officer Ms Sonam Dolkar. The video series are part of TCHRD’s ‘Youth Speak: Tibetan Election 2016’ campaign. The campaign is aimed at informing and involving the exile Tibetan youth voters in roundtable discussions, informal interactions, and short one-on-one interviews on the 2016 election to the post of Sikyong and the exile Tibetan parliament. Tibetan …

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Tibetan language report on China’s ‘Mass Line’ campaign in Tibet released

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has published a report in Tibetan on the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) so-called “Mass Line Campaign” in Tibetan areas. The report titled lam chok mar po (The Red Path) documents the human rights violations caused by the ‘mass line’ political campaign in Tibet. Under the direction of Xi Jinping, the president of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the CCP has launched a Mass Line political campaign throughout China, reminiscent of Mao Zedong’s rectification campaign, and aimed at eliminating all opposition, both real and perceived. Under the guise of combatting corruption, …

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