Washington DC –“The Biden Administration is committed to preserving, protecting, and honouring this linguistic and cultural heritage, your traditions continue to symbolize love, compassion, justice, forgiveness, tolerance, and peace,” said Secretary of state Antony Blinken while greeting Tibetan new year(losar) on February 12, 2021.
Geneva, Switzerland — “China uses its vague terminologies and absurd interpretation of laws to frame Tibetan human rights defenders with criminal charges,” said Thinlay Chukki, Special Appointee for Human Rights at the Tibet Bureau Geneva while briefing EU delegation about Tibet’s deteriorating human rights situation under China on February 3, 2021.
Washington, US — “US will hold China accountable for its abuses of the international system,” said Antony Blinken, US secretary of State while in an interaction between the top officials of the two powers. The leaders spoke on Friday and this was the first conversation between the top officials since President Joe Biden took office on January 20, 2021.
San Francisco, US – A joint open letter was published on International Tibet Network and signed by over 180 rights groups and activists calling on the governments in the world to boycott the 2022 Olympics to be held in Beijing, specifying their need "to ensure they are not used to embolden the Chinese government's appalling rights abuses and crackdowns on dissent."