Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 21, Apr 2018 05:44 AM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
Tibetan Opera festival begins in Dharamshala, 10 opera troupes to partake
UK lawmakers call for Liverpool FC to scrap deal with Chinese company
USCIRF Commissioner Dr. Tenzin Dorjee urges China to release the Panchen Lama
Two monks detained by China for sharing “illegal contents” on WeChat
Dalai Lama condoles the demise of former President Bush’s mother
Tibetan farmers' land forcefully grabbed by Chinese authorities near Lhasa
China launches website for citizens to report spies, corrupt bureaucrats
Dalai Lama meets with foreign tourists, urges oneness of humanity
Shoton Festival postponed in solidarity for families of 27 killed in bus mishap
Tibetan President in DC, Special Coordinator for Tibet and Reciprocal Access to Tibet bill among key agenda
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama leaves for Gaggal airport, March 17, 2018. He would be attending the first Convocation of the Central University of Jammu (CUJ) on Sunday.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama looks at a picture of his former home, the Potala palace, in Drepung Monastery, Dec 14, 2017, Phayul Photo/Geleck Palsang
Tibetans participate in a candle light vigil to mourn the passing away of Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo in China, TCV Day School, July 14, 2017 Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
more photos »
Advertisement
Briefing on Tibet at UNHRC meeting confronted by Chinese delegate
Phayul[Monday, March 13, 2017 21:08]
By Tenzin Dharpo

Ngawang Choephel, moderator and panelist Mr. Vincent Metten of ICT on Tibet Briefing at UN. March 10, 2017. Photo- Tibet.net
Ngawang Choephel, moderator and panelist Mr. Vincent Metten of ICT on Tibet Briefing at UN. March 10, 2017. Photo- Tibet.net
DHARAMSHALA, MAR. 13: A briefing by a team of Tibetan activists and representatives was reportedly confronted by a Chinese delegation during a meeting held on the sidelines of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council on Friday. The demand by a Chinese delegation to confiscate and delete a video material was turned down by UN security authorities.

A Chinese diplomat confronted the pro Tibet team after the proceedings along with security personnel from the UN. It was reported by CTA run Tibet.net that the, “Chinese diplomat, a lady, seemed outraged that a Tibetan participant was covering the briefing on video and photograph inside the room. She brought a UN Security personnel aiming for the video and photograph contents to be “confiscated” or “deleted.” Not knowing the rules, she even claimed that only the media had the right to cover the event.”

Although the Security personnel told the Chinese diplomat that the event was a “public meeting” and said that it was the organizers’ right to use the time to their liking. She finally left without fulfilling her attempt in front of other participants, Office of Tibet, Geneva, an affiliate of CTA further stated.

Chinese Delegate (lady wearing glasses) who confronted the Tibetan team during briefing, March 10, 2017. Photo - TibetNet
Chinese Delegate (lady wearing glasses) who confronted the Tibetan team during briefing, March 10, 2017. Photo - TibetNet
The briefing officially titled, “Human Rights in China” by the Council Secretariat was organized by the Society for Threatened Peoples, NGO in Consultative Status to UN, based in Germany at request of the Tibet Bureau in Geneva coinciding with the 56th Tibetan Uprising day commemorations in the Swiss city of Geneva.

Mr. Vincent Metten, International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) Brussels and moderator Mr. Ngawang Choephel presented an overview of the EU-China Human Rights Dialogue and the historical importance of the Tibetan National Uprising Day of 10 March, in the history of Tibet, respectively.

The presentations also included the screening of the recent viral interview of the Dalai Lama by British comedian/satirist John Oliver, the host of “Last Week Tonight” as well as short video on Larung Gar Buddhist institute produced by the Tibetan exile government.

The 34th UN Human Rights Council meet is participated by majority of the nations on the globe and will go on until the end of March in Geneva, Switzerland.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 Other Stories
Briefing on Tibet at UNHRC meeting confronted by Chinese delegate
Teachings specially intended for those from Tibet, Dalai Lama tells devotees
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2018 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement