‘A Sacrifice’: New documentary film on a former Tibetan political prisoner

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) is pleased to announce the release of a new documentary movie titled ‘A Sacrifice’, shot and directed by Theo Hessing, a filmmaker based in London, UK. The 26-minute long film depicts the life of Lhamo Kyab, a former political prisoner and […]

TCHRD honours Tibetan defenders of conscience on Human Rights Day (2012)

Today is the 64th International Human Rights Day, the day the United Nations proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) the highest form of human aspirations for freedom and human rights. This year’s theme for Human Rights Day celebrates the rights of all people to freedom of opinion and […]

TCHRD Releases 2009 Annual Report on the Human Rights Situation in Tibet

The year 2009 was no different when it comes to violation of human rights of the Tibetan people inside Tibet by the Chinese authorities. For Tibetans inside Tibet it’s been yet another year of heightened security, repression, isolation and suppression. The year encapsulated with numbers of highly sensitive anniversaries in […]

TCHRD commemorates International Day in Support of Victims of Torture (2009)

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) commemorates the 12th anniversary of the UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture to recognise the pain and suffering that victims and survivors of torture throughout the world has gone through. The day reminds us that torture is a […]

Urgent Intervention Petition to Special Rapporteurs (2009)

Please click on the following for the petition Urgent Intervention Petition

Death toll rise to 79, over 1200 arrests and more than 100 disappear in Tibet

The Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) has been closely monitoring the situation inside Tibet particularly since 10 March 2008 when the first peaceful protest led by Tibetan Buddhist monks broke up in Lhasa on the 49th anniversary of Tibetan Uprising Day. For the past more than two […]

Tibetan MPs and many others join TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement

On 22 March 2008, three members of Tibetan Parliament in exile, Mr. Karma Yeshi, Mr. Sertha Tsultrim and Mr. Dawa Tsering joined TCHRD’s Solidarity Movement launched to end killings, arbitrary arrests, inhumane torture and enforced disappearances in Tibet. Later, hundreds of other Tibetans joined our movement by voluntarily tonsuring their […]

Join TCHRD movement to end killings, arbitrary arrests, inhumane torture and enforced disappearances in Tibet

Sensing the unspeakable human rights violations taking place inside Tibet since the past ten days, the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) condemns in its strongest possible terms the ongoing ironclad crackdown on peaceful Tibetan protestors by the Chinese authorities in the Chinese occupied Tibet. So far, at […]

Death toll mounts as Tibet Uprising Continues: TCHRD calls upon UN to send a Fact Finding Mission

Lhasa, the capital city, in particular is still reeling under extremely tense situation at the moment since yesterday’s demonstration. Information from Tibet indicates Chinese authorities’ imposing curfew in the entire Lhasa city with entry into city completely cut-off by posting many new check posts at all the entry points into […]

Year 2007 sees repression worsening in Tibet: Report

Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy’s 2007 annual report finds cases of arbitrary arrests and detentions inside Tibet increased almost threefold compared to 2006 indicating a worsening of human rights situation in Tibet ahead of the 2008 Beijing Olympics Year 2007 saw repression worsen in Tibet signaling a hardening […]