Latest developments in landmark Tibet case

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Latest developments in landmark Tibet case

There is currently a case in the Spanish courts which accuses five Chinese leaders, including recent Prime Minister of China Hu Jintao, of committing crimes such as torture and genocide against the Tibetan people. This decade-long case has recently been making headway, and headlines, as China attempts to pressure the Spanish government into stopping the […]

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Tibet success at United Nations human rights review

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Tibet success at United Nations human rights review

China’s UPR human rights review: Successes and future steps China’s human rights record was reviewed through the Universal periodic Review mechanism at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva in October 2013; Tibet Justice Center’s co-coordination of a Tibet coalition lobby group saw UN members states successfully challenged to stand up for Tibet, as Tibet […]

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China on the Human Rights Council

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China on the Human Rights Council

China re-joined the UN Human Rights Council in November 2013 in a “clean slate” election, with four states for four seats. While its presence clearly undermines the overall credibility of the Council, this does present an opportunity to hold other UN member states responsible for ensuring China is held more strongly to account for its […]

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TJC engages UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on situation in Tibet

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TJC engages UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on situation in Tibet

Tibet Justice Center (TJC), supported by the Boston University Asylum and Human Rights Law Clinic, has submitted a report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on China’s detrimental policies and practices in Tibet which effect the rights to self-determination, non-discrimination, work, health, education, adequate standard of living, and cultural life of […]

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