12/08/2020

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Tibetan man criminally detained for phone conversation about Tibetan language...

A Tibetan man was detained in a ‘re-education’ facility for over a month after he was caught conversing on phone with his younger brother about the importance of teaching Tibetan to their children in Dingri (Ch: Tingri) County, Shigatse (Ch: Xigaze) City, Tibet Autonomous Region, in the Tibetan province of […]

China: Tibetan anti-graft campaigners sentenced on bogus charges in a show trial

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) strongly condemns the illegal sentencing of Mr A-nya Sengdra, a Tibetan nomad and anti-graft campaigner, to seven years of imprisonment and calls for his immediate release from arbitrary detention. The verdict, issued on 6 December, was based on vague and overbroad […]

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 […]

November Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest monitoring Chinese governmen...

The November 2019 publication of Monthly Translation and Analyses Digest includes the following articles: Tibetan environmentalist identifies decades of government mismanagement as major cause for degradation of Tibetan grassland Kardze County has 17 ‘Civilization Practice Centers’ to promote Party propaganda and traditional Chinese culture Chinese authorities vow to eliminate ‘Dalai […]

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 […]