Tibet Watch works to promote the human rights of the Tibetan people through monitoring, research and advocacy. We are a UK registered charity with an office in London and a field office in Dharamsala, India. We believe in the power of bearing witness, the power of truth.
“Oppressors will always deny that they are oppressors. All I can do is bear witness and set down what I saw and heard and what the strange journey of my life has been. Suffering is written now in the valleys and mountains of Tibet. Every village and monastery in the Land of Snows has its own stories of the cruelty inflicted on our people. And that suffering will go on until the day Tibet is free.”
Palden Gyatso, former political prisoner
Bearing witness to torture
Our team is currently busy gathering testimonies and other information for our torture submissions to the UN. We will be making three submission in total this year. One of the strongest testimonies comes from Golog Jigme. Click through to our Reports page to see the full interview we did last year.
Environmental protests in Tibet
Protests on environmental issues in Tibet have taken many different forms and used some very creative methods. Tibet Watch has collated reports of the protests we have confirmed over the last few years and presented them here, together with the key issues. You can download the full report (left) or click through to our Reports page.
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Our latest UN advocacy work
Our most recent work at the UN has included submissions to the Committee Against Torture (CAT), the Human Rights Council, the Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).