TJC engages UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights on situation in Tibet
Tibetan nomadic life under threat
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 the Tibetan people. We followed this up recently with a trip to Geneva to brief the Committee further on the main concerns to help frame their initial discussions with China, before the main review in 2014.
Download TJC's report to the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
TJC Marks Independence Centenary by Releasing Updated Report on Tibetan Sovereignty and Self-Determination
Tibetan passport, issued in 1947.
February 13, 2013 is the centenary of the Tibetan proclamation of independence, issued by the XIIIth Dalai Lama. It is a fitting anniversary on which to re-release Tibet Justice Center’s report The Case Concerning Tibet, which clearly lays out the evidence and arguments that demonstrate Tibet’s sovereignty and the Tibetan people’s right to self-determination – issues just as pertinent now as they were at the time of the report’s first release in 1998. It is also an opportunity to present new evidence that has since come to light that strengthens Tibet’s case, in the form of an update section. A complementary short briefing paper summarises the issue and the report’s main arguments.
Download the full updated report
Download the Update and Executive Summary
Download TJC’s Briefing Paper on Sovereignty
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