Dharamshala: At the invitation of the LHA Charitable Trust, Dukthen Kyi, Head of UN, EU and Human Rights Desk of Department of Information and International Relations (DIIR), along with the Desk Assistant Tenzin Dhadon briefed a group of 22 students and staff from Bedales School, Hampshire, England on the human rights situation in Tibet this Monday.
The talk highlighted the severe human rights violations in Tibet under the Chinese colonial occupation including, the China’s ongoing eviction and demolition at Larung Gar and Yachen Gar, two of the largest Tibetan Buddhist Institutes in Tibet, religious repression, violations of cultural and language rights, deaths due to torture, and Tibetan self-immolations.
It also covered cases such as the Chinese government’s interferences in Tibet’s religious practices, especially the Buddhist reincarnation system, as well as about the Central Tibetan Administration’s Middle Way Approach.
The presentation concluded with an appeal to the students to be attentive and aware of the repression in Tibet and to spread awareness about the human rights situation in Tibet as much as possible through various platforms like social media.
LHA Charitable Trust is a non-governmental organization based in Dharamsala. LHA provides multiple social and educational services to empower Tibetan refugee community through engagements in multiple projects.
-Filed by UN, EU & Human Rights Desk, DIIR