Tag: China

Full-blown boycott pushed for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing
May 17, 2021October 15, 2021
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Full-blown boycott pushed for 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing

ESPN (Associated Press): https://www.espn.co.uk/olympics/story/_/id/31459936/full-blown-boycott-pushed-2022-winter-olympics-beijing Groups alleging human rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the International Olympic Committee, athletes, sponsors and sports federations. A coalition representing Uyghurs, Tibetans, residents of Hong Kong and others issued a...

Tibet: The Final Solution?
February 25, 2021February 25, 2021
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Tibet: The Final Solution?

In this episode of The Little Red Podcast Tibet Action’s Tenzin Dorjee joined author Barbara Demick and historian Benno Weiner to discuss alarming developments in China’s colonial strategies toward Tibet. They discuss Beijing’s three-front assault on Tibetan language, religion and way of life, the sharp rise in the general level of fear among ordinary people,...

TESTIMONY OF TENZIN DORJEE, TIBET ACTION INSTITUTE, BEFORE THE CONGRESSIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON CHINA
September 30, 2020September 30, 2020
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TESTIMONY OF TENZIN DORJEE, TIBET ACTION INSTITUTE, BEFORE THE CONGRESSIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMISSION ON CHINA

Thank you Chairman McGovern, Co-chair Mr. Rubio, and members of the Commission for allowing me to testify on behalf of the Tibetan people. Over the course of seven decades, the Chinese government has waged an unrelenting campaign of violence and coercion aimed at eradicating the Tibetan people’s faith, identity, and way of life. As China...

Lhadon Tethong interview with Gravitas: China is running a campaign to destroy ‘Free Tibet’
September 25, 2020October 8, 2020
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Lhadon Tethong interview with Gravitas: China is running a campaign to destroy ‘Free Tibet’

The disturbing news of China’s mass forced labor scheme in Tibet caught the world by surprise this week. In this interview on Gravitas with Palki Sharm (WION TV), Tibet Action Director, talks about China’s true intention with this program, why Chinese leaders are terrified of Tibetan resistance, and what India can do to support Tibetans...

Apple Issues Landmark New Human Rights Policy Following Pressure From Activists
September 4, 2020September 4, 2020
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Apple Issues Landmark New Human Rights Policy Following Pressure From Activists

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4 September 2020 CONTACTS: Pema Doma, Students for a Free TIbet | [email protected] +1 (617) 792-3606 Lobsang Gyatso, Tibet Action Institute | [email protected] +91-9882407365 Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network | [email protected] +44 7748158618 Apple Issues Landmark New Human Rights Policy Following Pressure From Activists For the first time, Apple has issued a...

RFA: བོད་ཕྱི་ནང་གི་བོད་མིའི་བར་འབྲེལ་ལམ་དང་སྐད་འཕྲིན། Wechat and its significance to Tibetans inside and outside Tibet
July 30, 2020October 8, 2020
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RFA: བོད་ཕྱི་ནང་གི་བོད་མིའི་བར་འབྲེལ་ལམ་དང་སྐད་འཕྲིན། Wechat and its significance to Tibetans inside and outside Tibet

རྒྱ་ནག་གིས་བཟོས་པའི་འཕྲིན་གཏོང་མཉེན་ཆས་མ་ལག་མང་པོ་ཞིག་རྒྱ་གར་ནང་སྒོ་བརྒྱབས་པ་དང་མཚུངས། བོད་ཕྱི་ནང་གི་བོད་མིའི་བར་འབྲེལ་ལམ་གྱི་མ་ལག་སྐད་འཕྲིན་Wechat སྒོ་བརྒྱབས་པའི་དགེ་སྐྱོན་སྐོར། Discussion about Chinese app Wechat and it’s significance to Tibetans inside and outside Tibet

Testifying at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing
July 22, 2020July 23, 2020
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Testifying at the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Hearing Technological Surveillance of Religion in China Speaker: Lobsang Gyatso Sither, Digital Security Program Director, Tibet Action Institute I would like to thank the commission for giving me the opportunity to testify on behalf of Tibetans inside Tibet whose voices are censored and surveilled. I am honored to be...

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