The International Campaign for Tibet calls for the unconditional release of Tsering Dorjee, a Tibetan who had been hired as a translator by two researchers investigating a controversial World Bank project. Dorjee had been detained in Dulan, the site of the World Bank resettlement project, in present-day Qinghai, along with Australian researcher Gabriel Lafitte and […]
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World Bank Executive Directors approved a controversial project to move 58,000 Chinese settlers onto the Tibetan Plateau over objections by the United States and Germany and a handful of abstentions. However, persistent international pressure and an Inspection Panel claim filed by the International Campaign for Tibet resulted in a Board decision to delay funding and […]
Tomorrow, the World Bank is set to vote on what has become the most controversial project in President Wolfensohn’s four-year tenure. The vote will decide whether the Bank will underwrite the resettlement of 57,000 Han Chinese and Chinese Muslims into a traditionally Tibetan and Mongolian area on the Tibetan plateau. Chinese population influx has gradually […]
World Bank poised to fund population transfer into Tibetan lands – Local Tibetans send communiques denouncing Bank project
Tibetans from Tulan County sent two statements to the West appealing for support in efforts to halt World Bank funding of the China Western Poverty Reduction Project. The letters are the first known indications of dissent in the area where the World Bank is proposing to move nearly 60,000 people in a controversial “poverty reduction” […]
Monks, Members of Congress, Tibetans and Supporters March from White House to Chinese Embassy. March 10, 1999, the 40th anniversary of the historic uprising in Lhasa which led to the exile of the Dalai Lama, marks the first of a series of “dreaded anniversaries” for China this year. On this day, Tibetans worldwide converge at […]
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 […] – […]
Washington, DC – I have just met with President Clinton and I am deeply touched by his genuine warmth and interest in the Tibetan situation. As a Tibetan, I am grateful for his continued concern for the plight of the Tibetan people and his efforts to encourage a negotiated settlement to resolve the Tibetan situation. […]
ICT Public Service Announcement featuring Richard Gere, Harrison Ford, Julia Roberts, Sting, Adam Yauch, Alanis Morissette and others.
This video was used in 180 cities throughout the United States and in 10 countries by students and young people through Students for a Free Tibet and the extensive network of Tibet Support Groups. The International Campaign for Tibet showed it to Congressional Members. The video was also shown at The Milarepa Fund’s 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999 Tibetan Freedom Concerts and during the 1995 Lollapalooza Tour. Richard Gere plays the video during his press conferences.
We have seen reports that the Chinese Government’s Religious Affairs Bureau has made a statement rejecting the selection of a reincarnated Panchen Lama announced by the Dalai Lama on May 14.
Your Majesty, Members of the Nobel Committee, Brothers and Sisters. I am very happy to be here with you today to receive the Nobel Prize for Peace. I feel honored, humbled and deeply moved that you should give this important prize to a simple monk from Tibet I am no one special. But I believe […]
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