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China hails Spanish Court’s Decision to Drop Tibet Case – Jun 24, 2014

Filed in Universal jurisdiction by on June 25, 2014
China hails Spanish Court’s Decision to Drop Tibet Case – Jun 24, 2014

CHINA HAILS SPANISH COURT´S DECISION TO DROP TIBET CASE Beijing, Jun 24 (EFE). Chinese authorities thanked the Spanish government Tuesday for its “efforts” in improving bilateral relations a day after Spain’s National Court shelved the prosecution of Chinese former senior officials for repression in Tibet. http://www.vidalatinasd.com/news/2014/jun/24/china-hails-spanish-courts-decision-to-drop-tibet/

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Spain’s National Court Votes to Shelve Tibet Case – Jun 23, 2014

Filed in Universal jurisdiction by on June 23, 2014
Spain’s National Court Votes to Shelve Tibet Case – Jun 23, 2014

After bringing in new legislation, and after a close vote, Spain’s National Court voted 9 to 7 to close the Tibet universal jurisdiction case that accuses ex-Chinese leaders of serious international crimes, including genocide of the Tibetan people. http://www.elperiodico.com/es/noticias/sociedad/audiencia-nacional-archiva-causa-investigaba-genocidio-tibet-3324853

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Spanish Parliamentarians make formal appeal against ‘unconstitutional’ change in law following Tibet lawsuits – June 13, 2014

Filed in Universal jurisdiction by on June 14, 2014
Spanish Parliamentarians make formal appeal against ‘unconstitutional’ change in law following Tibet lawsuits – June 13, 2014

International Campaign for Tibet report on June 13, 2014 Spanish Parliamentarians issued an appeal today to the Constitutional Court in Madrid, declaring that a change in Spanish law in response to Chinese pressure over two Tibet lawsuits was illegal and unconstitutional. – See more at: http://www.savetibet.org/spanish-parliamentarians-make-formal-appeal-against-unconstitutional-change-in-law-following-tibet-lawsuits/

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Challenging China on its economic, social and cultural rights violations

Filed in Featured Article by on May 2, 2014
Challenging China on its economic, social and cultural rights violations

TJC and the Tibet Lobby team engage the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights over Tibet. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) is a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 16 December 1966, and in force from 3 January 1976. It commits the countries who […]

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Tibetan exiles prepare to vote in India – Al Jazeera, April 7 2014

Filed in Legal news by on April 9, 2014
Tibetan exiles prepare to vote in India – Al Jazeera, April 7 2014

For first time in 55 years, Tibetans born between 1950 and 1987 given right to vote drawing mixed reactions. Elizabeth Soumya Last updated: 07 Apr 2014 14:12 Twenty seven-year-old Namgyal Dolkar plans to travel from the Himalayan town of Dharamsala, the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile, to her ‘hometown’ of Dehradun in the neighbouring state […]

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Letter from leading UK lawyers and advocates to Spanish Socialists urging them to appeal reforms of Spain’s universal jurisdiction laws – Mar 21, 2014

Filed in Uncategorized, Universal jurisdiction by on March 21, 2014
Letter from leading UK lawyers and advocates to Spanish Socialists urging them to appeal reforms of Spain’s universal jurisdiction laws – Mar 21, 2014

In the context of Spain’s leading party making sweeping and damaging changes to universal jurisdiction laws in Spain, lawyers and advocates from the  UK’s Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales, Garden Court Chambers, Red Lion Chambers ad Doughty Street joined together in a letter to urge the Spanish Socialists to “maintain the strongest […]

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Tibet movement leaders expose China’s defensive responses on Tibet at UN – 20 March 2014

Filed in Press Release, UN advocacy by on March 21, 2014
Tibet movement leaders expose China’s defensive responses on Tibet at UN – 20 March 2014

Press Release March 20, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Padma Dolma, Students for a Free Tibet, +41 788747922 (English, German) Iona Liddell, Tibet Justice Center, + 44 7712 570736 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network, +44 7748 158 618 Migmar Dolma, Tibetan Youth Association of Europe, +41 788747922 (French, Tibetan) Tibet Movement Leaders Expose China’s Defensive […]

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March 10 Speech – how you can support Tibet

Filed in Featured Article by on March 18, 2014
March 10 Speech – how you can support Tibet

TJC’s Executive Director, Iona Liddell, was honoured to be asked by a coalition of Tibet groups, including the Tibetan Community in Britain, to give a speech at the March 10 Uprising Day demonstration in London on what non-Tibetans can do to support the Tibetan struggle. Full text is below: Speech for Tibetan Uprising Day “My […]

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Spanish judge issues arrest warrants for China’s former President, Prime Minister

Filed in Legal news, Uncategorized, Universal jurisdiction by on February 13, 2014
Spanish judge issues arrest warrants for China’s former President, Prime Minister

By Al Goodman, CNN February 12, 2014 — Updated 0924 GMT (1724 HKT) Madrid (CNN) — A Spanish judge issued international arrest warrants Monday for China’s former President Jiang Zemin and former Prime Minister Li Peng for alleged genocide against the people of Tibet, Spain’s National Court in Madrid said. The warrants against them and […]

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Sign this petition asking Spain’s PM to stand up for the rule of law!

Filed in Universal jurisdiction by on February 3, 2014
Sign this petition asking Spain’s PM to stand up for the rule of law!

Tibet’s strongest bid for justice – an international legal case against prominent Chinese leaders – is at real risk of being thwarted by the Chinese Government through political pressure. Please sign this petition to keep the case safe: http://bit.ly/TJC_SpanishTibetCase The case is in the Spanish High Court, and accuses Chinese leaders – including recent ex-President […]

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