Ken will always be remembered by everyone at ATC as one of the loveliest, and most generous of men. He became part of ATC’s fabric and he will forever be known as a friend to Tibet.
ATC congratulates Tenzin Phuntsok Doring, who was just elected to the Tibetan Parliament as the new Chithue (Member of Parliament) representing Australasia (for the 17th House).
We have collaborated with a coalition of groups from across the Asia-Pacific to have a full-page advertisement published in The Australian newspaper calling for parliamentarians to pass the #MagnitskyActNow.
Would you like to contribute your skills and experience to promote the Tibet human rights cause, in a direct and valuable way? We are seeking committed Tibet supporters to join our Board of Directors.
On Wednesday 10 March, Tibetans and supporters will commemorate the 62nd Tibetan Uprising Day with rallies in cities across Australia and globally. See rally details and join a protest near you.
Submission: Inquiry into the Customs Amendment (Banning Goods Produced by Uyghur Forced Labour) Bill 2020
Our submission argues the urgent need to include Tibet and Tibetans in the Customs Amendment Bill 2020. The submission is currently being considered.
The documentaries and movies in this list we’ve put together explore Tibetan stories of hope, courage and belonging and give insight into issues surrounding China’s occupation of Tibet.
The human rights situation in Tibet has been rapidly deteriorating over the years and the recent deaths of Kunchok Jinpa and Tenzin Nyima from injuries sustained while in Chinese custody are the latest in a long line of cases that call for increased scrutiny.
Language rights activist Tashi Wangchuk has finally been released after serving a five year sentence for speaking out about the need to protect and promote use of the Tibetan language in Chinese-occupied 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.
The second part of our series, by Tenzin Saldon, profiling Tibetan businesses around Australia looks at Snowlion Plastering Ltd.
We express gratitude to members of parliament who are taking action to better understand the Chinese government’s persecution of Tibetans through the inquiry into issues affecting diaspora communities. Read this summary of testimony given by Tibetan representatives.