12/12/2019

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Human Rights Day 2019: UN member-states must defend universal human rights by...

On the 71st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) calls on the UN member-states to defend universal human rights by protecting civil society expression. This call comes at a time when civil society voices are under attack in […]

China: Stop land seizures and bride trafficking in Tibetan township in Nyalam...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been informed by a reliable source about human rights violations pertaining to land, livelihood and women’s rights in Zurtso (Ch: Suozuo) Township, Nyalam (Ch: Nielamu) County, Shigatse (Ch: Xigaze) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, in the Tibetan province of U-Tsang. Local […]

TCHRD: Campaign against Gender-Based Violence is a phenomenal success

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) is pleased to announce that the campaign against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) has been overwhelmingly successful. The opening ceremony on 25 November was well attended by the exile Tibetan community in India and others, and everyone was eager to listen and participate. […]

Tibetan Women #BreakTheSilence: 16 Days Campaign Against Gender-Based Violenc...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) launched the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence at a ceremony held on 25 November in Dharamsala, India. The 16 days campaign will be held from 25 November, the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women to 10 December, […]

TCHRD Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence agai...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) will join the UN’s annual campaign of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. This global campaign to end all forms of violence against girls and women begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, 25 November […]

Fears for the life of a Tibetan man detained for sharing photos ahead of sens...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been informed by reliable sources about the arbitrary detention of a Tibetan man on the eve of a political anniversary deemed sensitive by Chinese authorities. Pema Samdup, 26, was detained on the morning of 9 March this year in Lhasa, […]

Monk detained for criticising China’s policy on Tibetan language at high risk...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has utmost concern for the physical and psychological health and wellbeing of a Tibetan monk who remains in incommunicado detention since September this year in Ngaba County in Ngaba (Ch: Aba) Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan […]

Tibetan man sentenced to prison for sharing books on WeChat

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been informed by reliable sources about the arbitrary detention of Mr Wangchuk in Shigatse (Ch: Xigaze) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. According to the information received, Mr Wangchuk, 45, was detained by Chinese police officers around 8 March this year. He […]

200,000 nomads and farmers relocated in less than four years in Qinghai

More than a year before the expiration of the 13th Five-Year Plan period (2016-2020), Chinese authorities have completed its target of relocating 52,000 nomadic and farming households consisting of 200,000 people in the Tibetan areas of Qinghai Province. China’s major state TV broadcaster CCTV claimed on 12 September that the […]

400 Chinese cadres take posts in 21 Tibetan schools under controversial educa...

Four hundred teachers from 17 Chinese provinces and municipalities have begun their stints as teachers and administrators in 21 schools located in Tibet Autonomous Region under the so-called ‘Group-form’ educational aid program. The current group represents the ninth batch of the program among which 86 are principals, deputy principals, academic directors, […]