Included below are links to reports on human rights conditions in Tibet published by independent human rights organizations, NGOs, and government agencies.
In many instances, details on the human rights situation in Tibet are included within larger reports dealing with China or Asia in general. We plan to post these files in excerpted form soon.
Administration of Justice: Abuse of Human Rights
A survey of the Chinese criminal justice system and the widespread use of torture.
- UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
As early as 1959, the International Commission Jurists, an NGO with consultative status to the United Nations, was able to prove that in Tibet China was in violation of 16 Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:
Articles 3, 5, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 25. Ngawang Phulchung was sentenced to 19 years imprisonment for translating the Universal Declaration into Tibetan.
INTERNATIONAL RESOLUTIONS ON TIBET, 1959 - present
By world governments, NGOs, etc. Index maintained by the Office of Tibet (London).
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH / ASIAWATCH
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES Official reports by the US Information Service office in Stockholm, Sweden.
SEARCH THE ANU-Tibetan-Human-Rights TEXT DATABASE
TIbet Information Network News Bulletins, archives 1988-1994