A Year for Human Rights in China

A Year for Human Rights in China

by Desmond Tutu and Chen Guangcheng The world is approaching the 25th anniversary of China’s crackdown in Tiananmen Square in 1989, when the Chinese military opened  fire, killing thousands of students and other peaceful demonstrators. Today there are calls from...
Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama: We stand with you

Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama: We stand with you

Stand with us in support of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by adding your name below. The letter will be released to the international media and delivered to the Chinese leadership. We the undersigned Nobel Peace Prize laureates, human rights leaders and concerned...
Who signed the Desmond Tutu letter

Who signed the Desmond Tutu letter

The letter from Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama was originally published for signature in 2010. After we reached 10,000 signatures, the letter was closed and delivered. We re-opened the letter recently at the request of our viewers, who wanted to be able to add their...
Tens of thousands mark Tiananmen anniversary in Hong Kong

Tens of thousands mark Tiananmen anniversary in Hong Kong

Tens of thousands of demonstrators packed Hong Kong’s Victoria Park on Monday night, holding up candles and glowing cellphones to commemorate the 23rd anniversary of the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown in a ceremony that included comment from one of China’s highest...