One of the greatest development concerns in Tibet is the construction of a railway to connect Tibet’s capitol, Lhasa, with China’s extensive railway system.
Dangerous Crossing: 2003 Update chronicles the international community’s response to the May 2003 refoulement and the resulting moves by the Nepalese government to mitigate international outrage at the collusion between the Nepalese and Chinese governments.
This compelling and authoritative report outlines the impact of official Chinese policy on contemporary Tibetan Buddhist culture through previously unpublished internal government documents and eyewitness reportage.
DOWNLOAD THE DOCUMENT » This Sourcebook of Current Chinese Documents on Religious Policy provides governments, human rights organizations and academics extensive evidence of changes in religious policy.
DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » This 70-page study analyzes the economics of transportation, interviews with transportation experts and satellite imagery to demonstrate that the primary purpose of the railway China is constructing across the Tibetan Plateau to Lhasa is to serve the Chinese government’s stated goal of increasing political control over Tibet.
DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » In its second annual report on Tibetan refugees, Dangerous Crossing 2002, the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) finds that the increased border presence of Chinese police and China’s political influence were significant obstacles for Tibetans refugees in transit through and residing in Nepal last year. While approximately 2,500 Tibetans flee their […]
“Dangerous Crossing, Conditions Impacting the Flight of Tibetan Refugees in 2001,” is the first of what will become an annual report on Tibetan refugees and their flight out of Tibet.
China’s laws and policies are in dire need of revision to remove the pervasive paternalism and inferences of superiority that lead to thousands of acts of discrimination day in and day out.
DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » By Steven D. Marshall, Tibet Information Network, September 2000 In June 1998 five nuns died in Tibet’s Number One prison, Drapchi, after five weeks of severe maltreatment. The nuns are reported to have committed suicide together by hanging or choking themselves to death in a storeroom within their cell block. All […]
DOWNLOAD THE REPORT » Tibet Information Network, February 1999 At present the situation in our region is, on the whole, stable. The appearance of the stable situation came from a severe struggle of blood and fire, at great cost to the country and its people, and with the arduous efforts of the Party […] – […]