Ensuring that China’s human rights abuses and systemic oppression of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hongkongers are exposed in the lead up to the Winter Olympics 2022.
We work to protect Tibet’s environment, promote sustainable development and tackle the twin challenges of the climate crisis and human rights by advocating for the Tibetans’ rights to control their land, resources and way of life.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is currently considering the recommendation for Magnitsky legislation for Australia. We need to act fast to show him that Australians want a #MagnitskyActNow.
ATC welcomes the new representative for the Tibet Information Office (TIO) in Canberra – Karma Singey. The TIO is an official agency of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and aims to create a better understanding of the situation in Tibet and draw attention to the plight of the Tibetan people. Karma formally took over from the outgoing representative Lhakpa Tshoko in a ceremony on 14 April.
On the evening of 21st April 2021, the Australian Government announced it was tearing up the two belt and road initiative agreements that the Victorian Government had signed with China. This is a victory for groups like Australia Tibet Council that have long campaigned on the issue of China’s interference and influence in Australian internal affairs.