The European Union on Tuesday expressed concern at China’s “extensive use” of the deathpenalty and said that torture, arbitrary arrests and religiousrepression were widespread.
The Taiwan-Tibet Exchange Foundation, which was inaugurated in January, started formal operations yesterday at its office in Hsintien City, Taipei County.
Tibetan monks prepare Tormas, a Buddhism, offering, during the official opening of the Taiwan-Tibet Exchange Foundation in Hsintien, Taipei County yesterday. (Rick Yi , Taiwan News)
The U.S. State Department released its annual report on human rights situation in Tibet on March 31, 2003. This report is part of the overall Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2002 Released by its Bureau of Democracy
The United States accused China of a broad array of human rights violations on Monday including summary executions, torture, forced confessions, suppressing political dissent and denying religious freedom.
Ngawang Sangdrol, the Tibetan political prisoner who obtained a Chinese exit visa last week to seek medical treament abroad, told RFA that Chinese authorities didn’t officially inform her that she was to leave for the United States until just before she boarded a Chicago-bound airliner.