ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION
Tibet and human rights
During the session a brief historical explication of the central points to the understanding of the conflict was given. The standpoint of the international community towards the present situation in Tibet was also explained.
The human rights violations that have occurred throughout the conflict were covered in detail, as was the lawsuit presented to the Audiencia Provincial in Spain and the repercussions of this process.
Lastly, the present situation was described from the perspective of the personal experience of a Tibetan monk.
Jaume Saura, President of the Institute of Human Rights of Catalonia
The conflict in Tibet: Historical synthesis y the international context
Èlia Susanna López, doctorate of Political Theory at the Autonomous University of Barcelona
The human rights situation. The lawsuit presented in Spain
José Elies Esteve Moltó, Investigative Lawyer for the Tibet lawsuit,
Alan Cantos, President of Comité de Apoyo al Tíbet
The present situation in Tibet, perspective from a personal experience
Thubten Wangchen, Tibetan monk and Director of Fundació Casa del Tibet de Barcelona
Date: Thursday 3rd of May 2007 at 19:30
Place: Fundació Casa del Tibet de Barcelona
c/ Rosselló 181
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