Supporters of Tibet protest outside the EU-China summit in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Reuters

EU calls out Beijing on human rights but activists want harder line against China’s Xinjiang and Tibet policy

  • Campaigners demand that China ‘close the camps’ holding Uygurs
  • Human rights groups want EU to put direct questions to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang
Topic |   China-EU relations

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Supporters of Tibet protest outside the EU-China summit in Brussels, Belgium. Photo: Reuters
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Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP

Beijing ‘signals shift’ on Dalai Lama with new white paper on Tibet

  • Document omits mention of willingness to engage with the 83-year-old Nobel peace laureate, a departure from a similar statement a decade ago
  • Paper comes as Beijing has tightened security in Tibet ahead of the 60th anniversary of the 14th Dalai Lama’s exile
Topic |   Tibet

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Beijing has tightened security in Tibet, closing it off to foreign journalists and diplomats. Photo: AP
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