24/09/2020

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#DissentingHero Drew Pavlou: Advocating Human Rights for All

Our dissenting hero for this week, Drew Pavlou, believes that the protection and promotion of human rights should be a concern of all and that we must always raise our voices against injustices wherever they occur. “[M]any people have asked me what business is it of yours as an Australian […]

#DissentingHero Tsering Yangkey: Protest as an important tool for disenfranch...

 “Growing up, Tibetan National uprising day remains a very special day in my psyche. It not only reminded me of why our elders escaped into exile. They fought the fight there and they want to continue the fight in exile and as a young person there it also gave me […]

#DissentingHero Tsering Choedup calls for global coalition against China for ...

“It is high time that we create a strong global coalition amongst Tibetans, East Turkistan, Mongolians, Taiwanese, and Hong Kongers to make a collective effort and work for a greater cause and then make China responsible for all the inhuman subjugation of our people.”  Our dissenting hero of this week, […]

#DissentingHeroes Tenzin Sonam: Exercise #righttoprotest to stand up for trut...

A man dies when he refuses to stand up for what is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is true”.  Our dissenting hero of the week, Tenzin Sonam, quotes Martin Luther King […]

Dissenting Hero Penghsuan Lee: Protest to expose the inconvenient truth, the ...

“In Tibet or in East Turkistan, we can see that a peaceful protest often leads to the disappearance of the protesters, they would get threatened, harassed, beaten, put into jail or just get killed, while none of the calls of the protest will be heard. And that’s why there were […]

No impunity for torture: #InternationalDayAgainstTorture

26 June is the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) joins initiatives across the world to end torture and create a safer world for all to exercise human rights and fundamental freedoms.  Torture is one of the persistent human […]

Dissenting Hero Dawa Dolma: “For me, protest is another form of freedom of ex...

Dawa Dolma, a university student and Tibet activist, is our dissenting hero for this week, in a campaign that celebrates the steadfast resistance and inspiring defiance shown by Tibetan activists and human rights defenders in the face of oppression and injustices. Dawa Dolma was born and raised in Ladakh, India. […]

2019 Annual Report: Human Rights Situation in Tibet

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy is pleased to announce the release of 2019 Annual Report: Human Rights Situation in Tibet earlier today in Dharamsala, India. The report documents China’s ruthless suppression of any political dissent while steadily using policies and legislation to chip away at the pillars […]

Dissenting Heroes: Activist Tenzing Dolma on moving mountains with the power ...

“I protest because I believe that when people come together, when entire communities come together, we can move mountains.” Our dissenting hero of the week, Tenzing Dolma, was just 13 when she joined hundreds and thousands of Tibetans and supporters from around the globe to protest the 2008 Beijing Olympics […]

#DissentingHeroes: Born to be activist Gonpo Dhondup on raising voices agains...

“Every act of defiance, resistance and protests serves as an important tactical measure for TYC’s strategic goal of freeing Tibet from the clutches of China.”  Our dissenting hero of the week, Gonpo Dhondup, president of Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC), the largest non-governmental Tibetan organisation based in Dharamshala, India, articulates the […]