The deteriorating human rights situation in Tibet was once again raised before the conclusion of the 34th session of the United Nation Human Rights Council by several nations, in addition to the European Union in Geneva, Switzerland.
A rare admission of psychological problems among police officers involved in implementing oppressive policies in the PRC, including trauma linked to the imposition of ‘stability maintenance’ and counter-terror policies, is made in a document obtained by ICT and published by a People’s Armed Police University College.
Addressing the European Parliament last week, the Dalai Lama said: “Buddhist terrorist, Muslim terrorist. That wording is wrong.”
On September 9 of last year, a Tibetan journalist received an email with what looked like a link to a Google document about a controversial Buddhist sect.
The Chinese-appointed former governor of Tibet has warned that the government needed to do more to tackle ethnic discrimination, state media said, in rare comments by a senior official on an issue more commonly taken up by rights groups.
By Emily Rauhala
December 9 at 6:22 AM
It's no secret that China's leaders dislike the Dalai Lama. Over the years, Communist Party cadres have denounced the exiled spiritual leader as a "separatist," a "splittist," and a "wolf in monk's robes."
When officials forced an informal school run by monks near here to stop offering language classes for laypeople, Tashi Wangchuk looked for a place where his two teenage nieces could continue studying Tibetan.
Tsering Woeser, a Tibetan writer who often criticizes policies of the Chinese Communist Party, said she was surprised when she heard a United States Embassy official offering her a dinner invitation over her cellphone, since she knew her phone conversations were constantly being monitored by Chinese security officers.