With the Australian election now entering a decisive phase, in order to gain more support for Tibetan issues in the new federal government and parliament, Tibetan activist Tsundu Oser was recently received by some of the federal parliamentary candidates for Mackellar to discuss the situation in Tibet, which is of mutual concern, and they unanimously pledged to continue to speak out for Tibet after their election.
China has been placed among the worst countries and ranked 175th out of a total of 180 nations in Reporters Without Borders (RSF) World Press Freedom Index 2022, and has been warned by the renowned world press freedom watchdog that China belongs among the most repressive autocratic regimes in the world.
Ottawa — Sikyong of the Central Tibetan Administration, testified before the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development on the crisis in Tibet and highlighted the dire political and human rights situation in Tibet under the Chinese government and the situation of the 11th Panchen Lama of Tibet.
Dharamshala — Activists from Tibet, East Turkistan, Hongkong, Southern Mongolia and Chinese democracy groups urged UN High commissioner, Michelle Bachelet, to reverse the plan to visit China and warn the upcoming visit risks aiding Beijing’s attempts to whitewash repression against Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians and others.
New Delhi — International experts on Tibet and China see the Chinese Boarding School System in today’s Tibet as a replay of a similar Residential-School System which was adopted by the white settlers of America, Canada, and Australia to wipe out the original culture and identity of local aborigines of these colonized lands.