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Hague must speak up for Tibetans’ rights before there is more bloodshed – Three Tibetans shot dead by Chinese security forces during unarmed protests

Hague must speak up for Tibetans’ rights before there is more bloodshed – Three Tibetans shot dead by Chinese security forces during unarmed protests

On 23 January, Chinese security forces opened fire on unarmed Tibetan protesters in Drango, Kardze which resulted in fatally wounding three demonstrators and injuring a number of others. This followed an incident last week where again security forces opened fire on an unarmed crowd in Ngaba injuring at least two Tibetans. In the light of […]

World Premiere of ‘Little Tibet’

World Premiere of ‘Little Tibet’

Date: Saturday 17 September 2011 Time: 3.30pm Venue: Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square, London Tickets: £12 Advance tickets can be purchased online: http://bit.ly/LTtckt or via the Prince Charles Cinema’s box office: 020 7494 3554. Proceeds from the event to be donated to Tibet Society (http://www.tibetsociety.com) Tibet Society is delighted to announce the world premiere of […]

Is Cameron selling Britain’s human rights values to China?

Is Cameron selling Britain’s human rights values to China?

David Cameron’s assertion that political change and basic freedoms are just as important as trade for a stable and prosperous society does not ring true when it comes to China. Despite announcing trade deals worth £1.4 billion, there is no visible, tangible progress towards human rights and freedoms for Tibetans, Uighurs and Chinese people. In […]

Human rights activists remember Tiananmen in central London

Human rights activists remember Tiananmen in central London

On 4th of June, a large number of human rights activists and members of the UK’s Chinese community gathered in Central London to mark the 22nd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Events began with a flash mob in Trafalgar Square where around 60 people held up placards with the names of the 185 identified […]

Chinese troops surround Kirti monastery in Tibet – Food shortages faced by monks as townspeople rally to protect them

Chinese troops surround Kirti monastery in Tibet – Food shortages faced by monks as townspeople rally to protect them

Whilst the world’s attention is on Libya, the Jasmine Revolution, North Africa and the Middle East, in Tibet the Chinese authorities are imposing even greater measures to restrict any form of public dissension against Chinese rule. In Ngaba, Tibet, Chinese troops have been mobilised to lockdown Kirti Monastery. This unwarranted act of extreme repression follows […]

Actions for Tibet: Anniversary of 10 March 1959 Tibetan Uprising

Actions for Tibet: Anniversary of 10 March 1959 Tibetan Uprising

On Thursday 10 March and Saturday 12 March Tibetans and supporters world-wide will be commemorating the 52nd anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising 10 March 1959, one of the most important dates in the Tibetan calendar. A number of events are being held in the UK to mark the anniversary including a lobby at Westminster. […]

British government must stop pandering to China

British government must stop pandering to China

  Tibet Society expressed its concerns that human rights have again taken a backseat to economic considerations during the four-day visit of Chinese Vice-Premier Li Keqiang. The visit has been accorded a high-level response; there has been a fanfare of announcements including trade agreements worth £2.6 billion between the UK and China and even a […]

Replica of Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize medal delivered to Chinese Embassy in London

Replica of Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize medal delivered to Chinese Embassy in London

Yesterday, on the eve of Human Rights Day, a giant Nobel Peace Prize medal was delivered to the Chinese Embassy in London, to highlight the continued imprisonment of 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, and thousands of other prisoners of conscience across China. As well as delivering the medal, Chinese, Uighur and Tibetan Solidarity […]

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