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Human Rights Watch says China tightened control over Tibet in 2001

An international human rights group has said that China changed its Tibetan policy in 2001 focusing on accelerated economic development and tightened control over alleged “secessionist” activities. In its annual global survey released on January 16, 2002, the New York based Human Rights Watch included summaries of human rights events in 2001 in 66 countries, […]

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President Bush issues proclamation on PNTR to China

United States President Bush issued a proclamation on December 27, 2001 to extend nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of The People’s Republic of China, thus ending the policy of linking trade to China with its human rights policies. This proclamation was part of the follow-up steps the United States had to […]

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ICT Director testifies before Congress

Bhuchung Tsering, Director of the International Campaign for Tibet, testified for a Congressional Human Rights Caucus briefing on the human rights situation in Tibet (December 6, 2001). Congressmen Mark Udall (D-CO) chaired the Briefing attended by Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) and Congressman Stephen Horn from California. The purpose of the briefing was to highlight the […]

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