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Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Filed in Featured Article, UN advocacy by on November 28, 2013 0 Comments

TJC engages the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for Tibet; Committee due to review China’s record in 2014. Tibet Justice Center (TJC), supported by the Boston University Human Rights Law Clinic, submitted a report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on China’s detrimental policies and practices in Tibet which […]

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November 2013: Important developments in Universal Jurisdiction case against Chinese leaders

Filed in Legal news, Universal jurisdiction by on November 28, 2013 0 Comments
November 2013: Important developments in Universal Jurisdiction case against Chinese leaders

Less than a month after the Spanish National Court indicted former Chinese President Hu Jintao on charges including crimes against humanity, torture and genocide against the people and country of Tibet, the same court has issued arrest warrants for four other ex-Chinese leaders accused within the same criminal case, including former President Jiang Zemin and […]

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2013 Human Rights Council elections – United Nations, New York

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2013 Human Rights Council elections – United Nations, New York

The Campaign In November 2013, China stood as a candidate in the Asia region for the United Nations Human Rights Council. As a coalition, we saw this as an opportunity to call into question China’s presumed legitimacy for the council, and urge that Tibet be seen as a litmus test in future for how China […]

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Joint Press Statement, 12 November 2013 – China on UN Human Rights Council

Filed in Press Release, UN advocacy by on November 25, 2013 0 Comments
Joint Press Statement, 12 November 2013 – China on UN Human Rights Council

Over 1 million stand for Tibet worldwide as UN member states let China walk back onto Human Rights Council Following China Rights Review, governments must urgently hold Beijing to account for human rights failures in Tibet Contacts: Tenzin Jigme, International Tibet Network, +1 (703) 424 0015  [English, Tibetan] Tenzin Dolkar, Students for a Free Tibet, […]

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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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Centenary of Tibetan Independence Proclamation

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Centenary of Tibetan Independence Proclamation

February 13, 2013 was the centenary of the Tibetan proclamation of Tibetan independence, issued by the XIIIth Dalai Lama. At a time of political instability in neighbouring China, Tibetans chose February 13, 1913 to re-assert their independence to Chinese leaders and the world. To mark the anniversary, Tibet Justice Center released an updated report “The […]

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