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Human Rights and Freedom Defenders Prize awarded to Congressman Frank Wolf

October 8, 2014

On Thursday October 2, Congressman Frank Wolf was recognized with the “Human Rights and Freedom Defenders Prize” at an event organized by the Wei Jingsheng Foundation jointly with Reporters Without Borders, and the European Parliament Liaison Office with US Congress. The award ceremony took place in the foyer of the Rayburn House Office Building.

ICT President Mr. Matteo Mecacci was invited to joined other distinguished guests speaking at the panel including Mr. Carl Gershman, President of National Endowment for Democracy, Ms. Sophie Richardson, China Director at Human Rights Watch, and a student leader from Hong Kong. Mr. Mecacci said, “Congressman Wolf has been a long-time champion for Tibet and it is an honor to join this gathering to express our thanks to the Congressman for his years of dedication to this issue.”

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Wave of arrests contributes to Tibet’s growing isolation

Published online October 16, 2013 by Reporters Without Borders. Please read the full article here. The Chinese authorities have stepped up their persecution of independent Tibetan news providers in recent weeks, arresting three writers who are frequent information sources for external observers on the pretext that they carried out “political activities aimed at destroying social […]

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Four young Tibetans jailed for providing information about self-immolation

Published online October 4, 2012 by Reporters Without Borders. Please read the full article here. Reporters Without Borders is appalled to learn that more Tibetans, including a minor, have been given long jail sentences for trying to circulate information about the grave human rights situation in the Tibetan region, where at least 52 people have […]

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Media watchgroup concerned at China’s questioning of journalists who reported on Tibet

The international media watchgroup Reporters Without Borders (RSF), has on May 25, 2007 expressed concern at the Chinese Government’s interrogation of two China-based Western journalists who reported on their visits to Tibet. In a press statement, RSF said, “Harald Maass, China correspondent of the German daily Franfurter Rundschau, and Tim Johnson, the China correspondent of […]

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