Category: Tibet

China, Tibet

Democracy takes fragile root on China’s edge

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JIE CHEN sees similarities between Tibet and Taiwan in the Tibetan government-in-exile’s struggle to democratise. At the invitation of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA)—better known as the Tibetan government-in-exile—I recently joined several overseas-based Chinese scholars on a visit to the CTA’s headquarters in Dharamsala, India. We were warmly received by senior CTA members and some […]

Tibet

Tibet awaits its day in court over genocide claims

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Spain drops a judicial investigation into alleged genocide and human rights violations against a number of Chinese leaders in Tibet, writes BODEAN HEDWARDS. Despite its reputation for pursuing international human rights violators, the Spanish National Court has dropped its investigation into claims of genocide in Tibet because of restrictions on the use of universal jurisdiction […]