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Tibet’s Stateless Nationals II: Tibetan Refugees in India – 2014 Update

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Tibet’s Stateless Nationals II:  Tibetan Refugees in India – 2014 Update

Tibet’s Stateless Nationals II: Tibetan Refugees in India – 2014 Update I. Executive Summary For more than a quarter century, Tibet Justice Center (TJC) has sought to provide lawyers, immigration officials, judges, and other government decision-makers with clear and accurate information about the legal status and circumstances of Tibetans abroad. Some of these Tibetans eventually […]

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Scotland Exercises Self-determination in Historic Referendum: Lessons for China and Tibet

Filed in Uncategorized by on September 25, 2014
Scotland Exercises Self-determination in Historic Referendum: Lessons for China and Tibet

On September 18, 2014, Scottish citizens voted in a historic referendum to determine whether Scotland would remain part of the United Kingdom or become an independent country. Scotland’s voters decided, by a margin of about 10%, to remain part of the United Kingdom.  Tibet Justice Center (TJC) congratulates Scotland on its peaceful exercise of self-determination […]

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Tibetan victims of China’s forced nomad eviction policies find high-level support at UN – 9 May, 2014

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Tibetan victims of China’s forced nomad eviction policies find high-level support at UN – 9 May, 2014

Press Release 9 May 2014   For Immediate Release Contacts: Pema Dolma, Students for a Free Tibet, German/English: +41787196953 / +491603769131 Iona Liddell, Tibet Justice Center, English: + 44 7712 570736 / +41787321376 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network, English: +44 7748 158 618 Tenzin Dolkar, Students for a Free Tibet, Tibetan: +1 917 664 5530 […]

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Spain’s Constitutional Court agrees to investigate Socialists’ appeal against Universal Jurisdiction law reform – Jul 23, 2014

Filed in Uncategorized, Universal jurisdiction by on July 23, 2014
Spain’s Constitutional Court agrees to investigate Socialists’ appeal against Universal Jurisdiction law reform – Jul 23, 2014

The Spanish Constitutional Court admits and will investigate the appeal of the 50 socialist members of Parliament against the reform of the Universal Jurisdiction Law, July 23, 2014 http://www.elmundo.es/espana/2014/07/23/53cfcfe022601d6b668b4592.html (Spanish language)

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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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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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El Pais – Judge Moreno sidesteps arrest warrants against top-ranking Chinese Party members (English)

Filed in Legal news, Uncategorized, Universal jurisdiction by on January 22, 2014
El Pais – Judge Moreno sidesteps arrest warrants against top-ranking Chinese Party members (English)

The judge “consults” the Fourth Section of the Audiencia Nacional’s Criminal Court El Pais, 9 Jan 2014 *Please note this is an unverified translation. The original article can be found in Spanish here: http://politica.elpais.com/politica/2014/01/09/actualidad/1389299258_890415.html Almost two months after the Fourth Section of the Audiencia Nacional’s Criminal Court issued a writ on 18 November for the […]

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El Pais – Rajoy government bids to halt Tibet case against Chinese officials

Filed in Uncategorized, Universal jurisdiction by on January 22, 2014
El Pais – Rajoy government bids to halt Tibet case against Chinese officials

Rajoy government bids to halt Tibet case against Chinese officials Spain plans to reduce judiciary’s powers in universal justice cases after Beijing warned of damaged relations El Pais 16 Dec 2013 Spain fears China crisis over Tibet court case In an effort to head off a diplomatic crisis, the Popular Party (PP) government is planning […]

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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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