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Joint Statement – Human Rights Situation in China

Delivered by U.S. Ambassador to the HRC Keith Harper Geneva, March 10, 2016  Mr. President, I have the honor to read this statement on behalf of a group including: Australia, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the UK, and the USA. We share the concerns expressed by …

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Nancy Pelosi & Jim McGovern: U.S. Should Speak Out for Tibet

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is minority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and a former Speaker of the House. Rep. Jim McGovern is a Massachusetts’ Democrat.  Freedom-loving nations must call international attention to mounting Chinese human rights violations. Last November, we led the first delegation of United States members of Congress the Chinese …

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US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Sarah Sewall Visits Dharamshala

DHARAMSHALA: US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, Under Secretary Sarah Sewall, arrived in Dharamshala today for a two-day official visit to discuss issues of importance to the Tibetan refugee community. She is accompanied by an eight-member US delegation. “Under Secretary Sewall, in her role as Special Coordinator for Tibetan issues, travels …

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Reception for Chinese Friends and Supporters

December 7, 2015 – The Office of Tibet hosted a reception for Chinese friends and supporters in the Washington, DC area at the Tabard Inn on December 4. The event brought together members of the Washington DC Chinese community working on Tibetan and Chinese issues. Representative Kaydor Aukatsang in his …

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Pelosi, Congressional Delegation Conclude Visit to China and Tibet

CAPTION: Leader Pelosi and Members of the Congressional Delegation in front of the Potala Palace in Lhasa during their historic visit to Tibet earlier this week. Photo/Leader Nancy Pelosi’s Office PRESS RELEASE: November 13, 2015 Contact: Drew Hammill/Evangeline George 202-226-7616 Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi today issued …

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Tibet’s Plea: Fix the Roof of the World Before It’s Too Late

Tibet is the world’s highest and largest plateau.’ Photograph: Purbu Zhaxi/Xinhua Press/Corbis Dr. Lobsang Sangay, published on The Guardian, November 12 2015 The roof of the world. That is what Tibet has long been known as. The phrase conjures up images of summits, with their mountain peaks, glaciers, permafrost and …

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Congressional-Executive Committee on China Announce Release of 2015 Annual Report

Congressional-Executive Commission on China www.cecc.gov CECC Contact:  202-226-3777 October 8, 2015 The CECC Chairs see a disturbing deterioration in human rights and rule of law conditions that pose a direct challenge to U.S. national interests and U.S.-China relations.  In the report’s recommendations, the Chairs identify a need for a top-down …

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