Category: Press

230 Rights groups demand resignation of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
June 8, 2022June 8, 2022
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230 Rights groups demand resignation of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Activists slam Michelle Bachelet’s six-day visit for whitewashing repression against Uyghurs, Tibetans, Southern Mongolians, Hong Kongers and others We, 230 Uyghur, Tibetan, Southern Mongolian, Hong Kong, and Chinese democracy and international human rights advocacy groups, call for the immediate resignation of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights after she whitewashed the Chinese government’s...

China hopes to clear up ‘misinformation’ with UN rights commissioner’s Xinjiang visit
May 25, 2022May 25, 2022
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China hopes to clear up ‘misinformation’ with UN rights commissioner’s Xinjiang visit

JAMES GRIFFITHS ASIA CORRESPONDENT, HONG KONG PUBLISHED May 24, 2022 Original article: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-china-hopes-to-clear-up-misinformation-with-un-rights-commissioners/?fbclid=IwAR2ZRXxWEUrb6pESU79OxOb6k9GXcMDg9_sTdwrj8wz3HPG_itoGFY7M8OQ Meeting with the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Guangzhou, China, on Monday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi came prepared with a gift. After posing for photos alongside Michelle Bachelet, he presented the Chilean diplomat with a book of speeches...

‘This can not be games as usual’: Boston-based activists protest the Beijing Winter Olympics
February 3, 2022February 20, 2022
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‘This can not be games as usual’: Boston-based activists protest the Beijing Winter Olympics

Listen to interview here: https://www.wbur.org/news/2022/02/03/tibet-action-institute-china-olympics-activism Some events at the Winter Olympics are already underway in Beijing, and the opening ceremonies will be held tomorrow. The International Olympic Committee has long been criticized for awarding the games to China because of the country’s many alleged human rights abuses. Several of the groups organizing protests have members in...

Activists urge athletes to speak out at Beijing Olympics
January 28, 2022February 20, 2022
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Activists urge athletes to speak out at Beijing Olympics

Original Article: https://abcnews.go.com/Sports/wireStory/activists-urge-athletes-speak-beijing-olympics-82528355 Human rights activists have issued a call to action against the Beijing Olympics, imploring athletes and sponsors to speak out against what they call the “genocide games.” BEIJING — Human rights activists issued a call to action against the Beijing Olympics on Friday, imploring athletes and sponsors to speak out against what they call...

China Separating 4-year-old Kids From Parents For Indoctrination In Tibet: Report
December 21, 2021January 21, 2022
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China Separating 4-year-old Kids From Parents For Indoctrination In Tibet: Report

Original Article: https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/rest-of-the-world-news/china-separating-4-year-old-kids-from-parents-for-indoctrination-in-tibet-report.html A recent report by the Tibet Action Institute has revealed China’s vast system of ‘colonial boarding schools’ inside Tibet, where children as young as four are separated from their parents. As per the report titled, ‘Separated from their families, hidden from the world- China’s vast system of colonial boarding schools inside Tibet’, Chinese government policies are...

‘Diplomatic boycott’ of the Beijing Olympics isn’t a big step, but it will have to do
December 21, 2021January 21, 2022
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‘Diplomatic boycott’ of the Beijing Olympics isn’t a big step, but it will have to do

Terry Glavin is an author and journalist.Original article: https://ottawacitizen.com/opinion/glavin-diplomatic-boycott-of-the-beijing-olympics-isnt-a-big-step-but-it-will-have-to-do So, as things have turned out, the democracies declaring their intention to boycott February’s Winter Games in Beijing had grown numerous enough by Wednesday for Justin Trudeau’s government to include itself by hiding in the crowd and hoping Beijing wouldn’t particularly notice. That’s what the Trudeau government...

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