16/10/2019

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Chinese authorities threaten family to hand over former Tibetan political pri...

In a shocking case of reprisals against a former Tibetan political prisoner living in India, Chinese authorities have subjected his family members including his elderly mother to illegal detention in Pema (Ch: Baima) County in Golok (Ch: Guoluo) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province. The family was threatened of severe consequences if […]

Tibetan monk’s account reveals torture and sexual abuse rampant in China’s ‘p...

A first-hand account written by a former detainee reveals the horror that goes on in the name of ‘legal education’ inside the secretive walls of ‘re-education centres’ established by Chinese authorities in Tibet. Written by a monk whose identity is kept anonymous for security reasons, the account validates anecdotal evidence […]

Special Report Pays Tribute to Chinese lawyers Defending Tibetans

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) yesterday released a special report on Chinese lawyers defending Tibetans detained for exercising human rights. The report, drafted by TCHRD in Chinese language, was launched at a press conference in Dharamsala, India where Ms Zhu Rui, a Chinese-Canadian author and political […]

Tashi Wangchuk’s sentencing exposes China’s assimilationist agenda to annihil...

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemns in the strongest terms the sentencing of Tibetan language advocate Tashi Wangchuk to five years imprisonment on the trumped-up charge of inciting separatism. Tashi Wangchuk was arbitrarily detained on 27 January 2016 after a New York Times documentary reported on his efforts […]

China: Allow independent international bodies to verify fate of Gedhun Choeky...

On the 23rdanniversary of the enforced disappearance of Tibetan spiritual leader Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) joins a chorus of voices from the international community demanding China to allow independent bodies to verify, without surveillance and government minders, the fate of the 11thPanchen […]

Village leader among 31 Tibetans detained for opposing mining at sacred mountain

Chinese authorities have detained scores of Tibetans and disappeared a village leader after they had opposed plans to mine Sebtra Zagyen, a sacred mountain with 800 year-old history that overlooks several villages located in Shakchu (Ch: Shaqu) Town in Diru (Ch: Biru) County, Nagchu (Ch: Naqu) Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region […]

2017 Annual Report on Human Rights Situation in Tibet

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) released today the 2017 Annual Report on Human Rights situation in Tibet at a press conference held at the conference hall of Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA). The 2017 Annual Report on the human rights situation in Tibet presents […]

Chinese authorities detain two Tibetan monks for sharing ‘illegal’ contents o...

This week on Monday, Chinese authorities detained two monks from Tsang Monastery in Ba Dzong or Gepasumdo (Ch: Tongde) County in Tsolho (Ch: Hainan) Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province for posting sensitive pictures and articles on the popular Chinese messaging app WeChat. The County Public Security Bureau officers arbitrarily arrested […]

Tibetan nomad dies of self-immolation protest ahead of sensitive political an...

A Tibetan man named Tsekho died of self-immolation protest in the nomadic town of Meruma (Ch: Maierma) in Ngaba (Ch:Aba) County, Ngaba Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture, Sichuan Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo. According to information confirmed by TCHRD, Tsekho aka Tsekho Tugchak, 44, set his body on […]

Prominent former political prisoner Tsegon Gyal sentenced to three years on c...

A prominent former political prisoner who had been detained incommunicado more than a year ago was sentenced to three years on the charge of ‘inciting separatism’ early last month in Tsojang (Ch: Haibei) ‘Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture’ (TAP), Qinghai Province, in the Tibetan province of Amdo.