13/07/2020

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China must publicly disclose truth about Tibet’s disappeared Panchen Lama

On the 25th anniversary of the enforced disappearance of the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) reiterates its call for his immediate and unconditional release and unfettered access to independent international human rights group to ascertain his fate and wellbeing. Gedhun […]

Chinese cadres and migrants resume work at Tibet dam amid coronavirus fears

Chinese authorities announced the return of Chinese cadres and migrant workers to resume work at the Jiacha Hydropower Station that was put into operation during the 13th Five-Year Plan” (2016-2020) period. Located in Gyatsa County in Lhoka (Ch: Shannan) City, Tibet Autonomous Region, the Jiacha is one of the three […]

China must end enforced disappearance of Tibetan environmental and cultural a...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) is deeply concerned over the enforced disappearance of Tibetan businessman Tenzin Choephel, who was known for environmental and cultural advocacy work in Tachen Township, Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) County, Nagchu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region, in the Tibetan province of Kham. Choephel has […]

China: Investigate untimely death of former political prisoner due to denial ...

A former Tibetan political prisoner, who had been released last year after completing a four-year prison term, died yesterday at his home because local authorities barred him from seeking timely and proper medical care. Choekyi, 43, died at around 3.35 pm local time on 7 May in Shosang village, Nyitod […]

China: Release Tibetan anti-corruption activist and associates from illegal i...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) expresses grave concerns over the uncertainty surrounding the appeal case of imprisoned Tibetan community activist A-nya Sengdra and his associates, and calls on the Chinese authorities to release them immediately without conditions. Mr Sengdra, a popular community leader was sentenced to […]

Tibetans Defend #RightToProtest: TCHRD Campaign on Peaceful Assembly launched

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) launched today the #WhyProtest digital campaign to promote and protect the right to freedom of peaceful assembly or the right to protest. The right to protest is universally recognised as a fundamental human right that is crucial to creating a tolerant […]

China: Stop using coronavirus excuse to continue imprisoning Tibetan language...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemns the latest attempt by Chinese authorities to block imprisoned Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wangchuk’s appeal against his five-year prison term by giving the excuse of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Tashi Wangchuk had been sentenced to five years in prison on […]

Chinese relocation plan will displace more than 130000 Tibetan nomads in TAR

Chinese authorities in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) are implementing the so-called Ecological Relocation Plan (2018-2025) for extremely high altitude areas of more than 4,800 meters in Nagchu (Ch: Naqu), Ngari (Ch: Ali), and Shigatse (Ch: Xigaze) cities.

March 2020 Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest

  The March 2020 publication of Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest includes the following articles:   Chinese relocation plan will displace more than 130000 Tibetan nomads in TAR Chinese cadres and migrants resume work at Tibet dam amid coronavirus fears   Click here to download a copy of the January […]

China: Release Tibetan businessman unjustly imprisoned for life and reverse d...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) demands the immediate release of Dorje Tashi, a Tibetan private entrepreneur currently serving life imprisonment and held in detention since 10 July 2008 in Chushur Prison near Lhasa city, Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), in the Tibetan province of U-Tsang. The Lhasa […]