Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association HRC 35th Session (31 May 2017) Symbol No. A/HRC/35/28/Add.3 Concerning the communication sent on 7 November 2016, regarding severe restrictions of religious freedom in the Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture; the alleged mass expulsion of religious practitioners from Larung Gar and Yachen Gar, demolitions of monastic homes in Larung…

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Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression HRC 20th Session (4 June 2012) Symbol No. A/HRC/20/17 The Special Rapporteur voiced grave concern over reports of restrictions of fundamental rights of monks, who have been calling for religious freedom in and around the area of the Tibetan Buddhist Kirsti monastery in Sichuan…

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Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions HRC 14th Session (18 June 2010) Symbol No. A/HRC/14/24/Add.1 S Death of Phuntsok Rabgay Phuntsok Rabgay was pasting leaflets containing allegations that monks had been tortured and imprisoned by the authorities and an appeal to the local population to forego crop cultivation and harvest as a gesture of mourning and disobedience. He…

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Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances Communications, cases examined, observations and other activities conducted by the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances, 116th Session (10-14 Sept 2018) Symbol No. A/HRC/WGEID/116/1 Khenrap and Dhongye Allegedly forcibly disappeared between 9 and 13 April 2018 by local authorities in Shakchu, Biru County, Naqu Prefecture, Tibet Autonomous Region. Their place of detention…

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Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Relevant Adopted Opinion 80th session (20-20 Nov 2017): Opinion No. 69/201 Tashi Wangchuk Mr. Wangchuk is a 31-year-old Tibetan shopkeeper from Jyekundo County in Kham, Eastern Tibet (Yushu, Qinghai Province). Mr. Wangchuk publicly advocated for greater Tibetan language education in local schools in Tibetan populated areas.* *Ages mentioned were at the time of the adopted…

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