反对中国在联合国人权理事会成员资格的签名人数已经接近5500。公民力量感谢各位的努力。最近国内加入签名的访民人数剧增。陕西的访民来信说:“和上批名单一样,这批名单也是XXX(公民力量在此隐去他的姓名)老人历尽艰难收集到的,本来还有一张几十人的名单,后来被人偷走了,第二张只剩下这几个人了,签一个多一个,只要能多一份力量阻止中共参加联合国人权会就行,希望你们别嫌少啊。”朴实感人的言行促使我们加倍努力,征集更多的签名,不让国内的百姓失望。

  公民力量运动发起人杨建利博士明天将赴日内瓦,向联合国人权理事会成员国的使团递交第一批签名名单。公民力量前日已经向人权理事会递交了最近收到的中国人权侵害状况联合国国陈情表,其中包括刘晓波、王炳章、高智晟、朱虞夫、许志永、赵常青、丁家喜、王功权、郭飞雄、哈达、海莱特尼亚孜、顿珠旺青等良心犯的案件,汉传佛教领袖吴泽恒遭受迫害的案件,以及暴力强拆的案件等。除了征集签名的呼吁书(https://www.yibaochina.com/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4626)中所提出的诉求外,公民力量还向人权理事会的成员国的使团提出敦促中国人民代表大会批准中国于1998年就签署了的《公民权利和政治权利国际公约》的要求。

  在日内瓦,杨建利将会和许多人权活动人士一起出席旁听人权理事会对中国人权状况的普遍定期审议会议,直接在现场观看中国政府代表团的表演。公民力量获悉,中国政府共派200人左右在日内瓦活动,人权人士将与他们短兵相接,但是公民力量衷心希望中国政府这次比以往有进步。杨建利会后将在各人权组织共同举办的集会上演讲并出席联合记者会(请见下面的英文新闻稿)。

联络人:
  杨建利 [email protected] (857)472-9039
  韩连潮 [email protected] (703)528-2771

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附一:Press Advisory

18 October 2013


Contact:

Mandie McKeown, International Tibet Network, +44 7748 158 618, [email protected]

Human Rights Watch, Tibet Movement Leaders & Chinese Democracy Activists will give on-the-spot analysis and reaction to China’s Universal Periodic Review in Geneva

GLOBAL ONLINE PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER


On Tuesday 22 October at 13.30hrs Geneva local time [19:30 Beijing local time], Tibet movement leaders, Human Rights Watch and Yang Jianli, a leading Chinese democracy activist, will hold an online global press briefing to analyse and respond to China’s performance during its second Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the Human Rights Council. During the UPR, China’s human rights situation will be put under the microscope as other UN States “peer review” whether it has met stated requirements.

International Tibet Network, a global coalition of Tibet groups, and its Member groups submitted a written set of recommendations for Governments to raise during China’s UPR, including to end the use of patriotic re-education campaigns, which dramatically increase tensions in Tibet, for example directly contributing to China’s shooting of peaceful Tibetan protesters in the TAR on 6 October.

Human Rights Watch, one of the world’s leading organisations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights, has been urging the United Nations Human Rights Council and Member States to ensure China’s second UPR is a genuine and robust review of China’s human rights situation. In 2009 the Council’s credibility was severely challenged when China attempted to undermine the process by refusing to abide by the principles of genuine dialogue and cooperation.

Yang Jianli, President of Initiatives for China, is a leading Chinese dissident; a Tiananmen Square survivor now resident in the United States, and a long time democracy activist. Initiatives for China recently launched a campaign urging UN States to say “No” to China’s bid to be elected to the UN Human Rights Council on 12 November; signatories include Chen Guangcheng and Tiananmen Mother Ding Zilin.

To join our live Google+ Hangout Press Briefing on 22 October (limited places available) contact [email protected] Questions will also be taken over skype and Twitter.

Chair: Iona Liddell, Tibet Justice Center

Panel Speakers:
Padma Dolma, Students for a Free Tibet
Julie de Rivero, Human Rights Watch
Yang Jianli, Initiatives for China

Time: 19.30hrs Beijing Time / 13.30hrs CET / 08.30hrs EST.

For more information visit http://tibetnetwork.org/Media/UPRBriefing_22October

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附二:Programme of the Solidarity Rally Oct.22,2013


Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights – Review of China

11.00 Gathering in front of the UN Nations, Place des Nations, Geneva

11.15 Explanation of the program by the Presidency of the Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein

11.35 Prayers

11:50 Speeches
• Presidency of the TCS (Tibetan Community in Switzerland & Liechtenstein)
• Representative of the STFA (Swiss-Tibetan Friendship Association)
• Representative of the TYAE (Tibetan Youth Association in Europe)
• Representative of the TWOS (Tibetan Women’s Organization in Switzerland)
• Representative of the Mirap Sapa

12:20 Slogans shouting

12:30 Speeches
• Dr. YANG Jianli, President of Initiatives for China/Citizen Power for China
• Mr. Dolkun Isa, Chairman Executive Committee, Welt Kongress der Uiguren
• Mr. Jean Rossiaud, Délégué des Verts suisses au Parti Vert Européen et aux Global Green
• Mrs Rebiya Kader, Präsidentin der Welt Kongress der Uiguren
• Mr. Dawa Gyatso, Tibet office, Geneva

13:00 Slogans shouting

13:15 March towards the Palais Wilson, Geneva

13:45 Arrival at the Palais Wilson, Geneva

13:50 Slogans shouting

14:10 Prayers

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附三:相关新闻稿链接


  9月16日:https://www.yibaochina.com/new/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4680
  9月23日:https://www.yibaochina.com/new/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4736
  9月30日:https://www.yibaochina.com/new/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4774
  10月7日:https://www.yibaochina.com/new/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4828
  10月14日:https://www.yibaochina.com/FileView.aspx?FileIdq=4890

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附四:签名方式


  A.通过谷歌表格(Google Form)填写个人信息进行签名。链接为:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1J9X75pwOsuVzdcpy3bOcEFDR9Nwe3cr66HCIK5PrJh4/viewform
  B.通过电子邮件进行签名。我们的电子邮箱分别为:[email protected][email protected]
  C.直接发email给您认识的公民力量义工。
  D.通过街头活动征集直接签名。征集的签名发到[email protected][email protected]或者您认识的公民力量义工。