09/04/2020

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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 […]

October Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest monitoring Chinese government...

The October 2019 publication of Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest includes the following articles: Disguised as ‘legal education’, China organizes workshop to brainwash monks and nuns in pledging loyalty to Chinese Communist Party Sinicisation of Tibetan Buddhism emphasized at First Symposium on Buddhist Thought Construction  Chinese national flags blanket Tibetan […]

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, […]

More than 70 big and medium-sized hydropower plants displacing Tibetans in Ka...

More than 70 large and medium-sized hydropower plants have been built and are under construction in Kardze (Ch: Ganzi) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, reported the official Sichuan Daily on 25 September. The spurt in dam building has been triggered by China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) that calls for large-scale expansion of hydropower projects in […]

Chinese government inspection reveals no improvement in stopping poisonous go...

Gold mining activities with little to no regulatory oversight for decades have caused irreversible environmental damage and poisoning of drinking water sources with cyanide, arsenic, mercury and lead in Tibetan areas in Machu (Ch: Maqu) County and Sangchu (Ch: Xiahe) County in Kanlho (Ch: Gannan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Gansu Province. […]

China to intensify “struggles against Dalai clique and evil forces” in Tibet ...

At the meeting to review the findings of the inspection tour to assess the effectiveness of the ongoing special struggle against ‘black and evil’ forces in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) on 6 July in Lhasa, Zhu Weiqun, the head of the inspection team called for the necessity of combining the […]