Chinese NGO presents Anti-self-immolation Report to the UN
Calling for the Dalai Lama to stop inciting, plotting, organizing and leading Tibetans' acts 2013-03-14 11:13:00|by: |From: China Tibet Online A shadow report has been submitted to the United Nations (UN) recently by a Chinese non-governmental organization engaged in Tibetan culture preservation, emphasizing that the Dalai Clique must stop inciting, plotting, organizing and commanding Tibetans to self-immolate immediately.
The report entitled the Reasons for and Solutions to Tibetan Civilian Self-immolation was presented by China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture, saying that remarkable achievements have been made on the Tibetan human rights cause since the Democratic Reform was carried out in Tibet in 1959, which abolished the theocratic feudal serfdom.
The self-immolation cases occurred in the junction areas of west China's Sichuan, Gansu and Qinghai provinces are closely connected with the Dalai Clique.
The Chinese government has been firmly opposed to the self-immolations from the very beginning, and China's positive precaution and disposition have prevented the self-immolation attempts by some people, saved more Tibetan's lives, and maintained the social stability of the Tibetan-inhabited areas, which should be fully recognized.
The international community should regard the self-immolation in a sensible way rather than encouraging or indulging the act, which would not attribute to subsiding the events. And the Dalai Clique must stop acts of inciting, plotting, organizing and commanding Tibetans self-immolating at once.
The report also expresses its wish that the Chinese government should strengthen its efforts in preventing from Tibetans' self-immolations.
It is reported that the second cycle of the Universal Periodic Review from the United Nations Human Rights Council will be held in October, 2013 in Geneva. According to some relevant agenda, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights will compile reports (usually known as "shadow reports") presented by various non-governmental organizations (NGO) and release them on its website, as the basic materials for checking up on the human rights situation of the countries concerned.
The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is a unique process which involves a review of the human rights records of all UN Member States. The UPR is a State-driven process, under the auspices of the Human Rights Council, which provides the opportunity for each State to declare what actions they have taken to improve the human rights situations in their countries and to fulfill their human rights obligations.
Holding the special consultative status with UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the mission of the China Association for Preservation and Development of Tibetan Culture (CAPDTC) is to preserve and develop Tibetan culture, promote and protect human rights, enhance solidarity and harmony of all ethnic groups in Tibet, and achieve common prosperity through wide-ranging contacts and exchanges with organizations and personages home and abroad.