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In life and death: Damien Lovelock’s legacy for Tibet

In life and death: Damien Lovelock’s legacy for Tibet

In life, lead singer of the Celibate Rifles, Damien Lovelock wasn’t concerned with the material, focusing instead on spiritual fulfillment, and being present to the fullest. When it came to remedying injustice in Tibet though, he thought well into the future, writing Australia Tibet Council into his will.

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Forced labour camps in Tibet

Forced labour camps in Tibet

An explosive report has revealed that half a million Tibetan nomads and farmers have been forced into military style labour camps in Tibet. Here they are subjected to indoctrination and intrusive surveillance, under the mask of ‘vocational training,’ before being sent to work in factories in Tibet or China.

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Meet our new Executive Officer Dr Zoë Bedford

Meet our new Executive Officer Dr Zoë Bedford

“I am delighted to take up the role of Executive Officer for Australia Tibet Council and build on the important work of Paul Bourke and Kyinzom Dhongdue as well as ATC staff and supporters in campaigning for the human rights of Tibetans.”

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#ResistChina – Global Day of Action

#ResistChina – Global Day of Action

On 1st October, Tibetans, Uyghurs, Hongkongers, Southern Mongolians, Taiwanese and Chinese democracy activists joined together for a Global Day of Action to call on governments to stand against the Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on freedom, democracy and human rights.

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Petition – Free the Panchen Lama

Petition – Free the Panchen Lama

Ahead of the International Day of the Disappeared on 30 August, let’s call on the Australian Government to push for the immediate release of the Panchen Lama and his family. Sign our petition to Foreign Minister Marise Payne.

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