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Statement of TWA on the 55th Anniversary of the Tibetan Women’s Uprising Day

Today, Tibetans inside and outside Tibet commemorate the 55th anniversary of Tibetan Women’s Uprising. On 12th March 1959, thousands of Tibetan women from all the three provinces of Tibet stood up against the Chinese forces thereby triggering a peaceful resistance that continue even today.

During the uprisings and thereafter, …

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TWA observes the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day

2013 marks the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day and 64th year of Chinese occupation of Tibet, since 1949. Even after more than six decades of China’s violation of human rights in Tibet, this year, China has made it to the 47-seat United Nations Human Rights Council. Either the governments have elected China …

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Appeals to the international bodies on Dec 10, 2013

In marking the 65th annual United Nations’ Human Rights Day, Central Tibetan Women’s Association earnestly requests the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, Committee Against Torture, UN Women, Amnesty International, International Court of Justice and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to support for the release of Tulku Tenzin Delek in order …

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G20 Leaders – Unite for Tibet

Tibetan NGOs urge G20 leaders to tackle Xi Jinping over failed policies and call for Multilateral Action for Tibet

[DHARAMSALA] On the eve of the G20 summit, 5 Tibetan NGOs have sent a strong message to G20 leaders to “Unite for Tibet”, and called on them to tackle Xi Jinping about his Party’s …

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Justice to the late self-immolator’s husband

To voice against recent tragic case of late self-immolator Kunchok Wangmo’s husband Dolma Kyab, TWA wrote appeal letter addressed to the UNHRC’s high commissioner Navanethem Pillay, UNICEF, the International court of Justice and Executive Director of UN human right Section for women Ms. Michelle Bachelet.

The appeal letter says:

On 13th March 2013, a …

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