Tibet least free country in Freedom in the World Index 2023


Global watchdog Freedom House has released its 'Freedom in the World Index' for 2023, ranking Tibet as the "world's least free country" along with South Sudan and Syria.

An Overview of the News:

  • This is the third annual report after the 2021 and 2022 Freedom House reports. According to the report, both Chinese and Tibetans living in Tibet lack basic rights.

  • According to the report, the Chinese authorities are very harsh in suppressing any sign of discontent among Tibetans.

  • A number of issues relating to the human rights of the Tibetan people require serious and urgent attention from the international community.

  • Every move by the Communist Party of China (CPC) to sinicize Tibet is being closely watched by the rest of the world.

  • People living in Tibet are not even getting basic human rights.

  • The United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights raised the issue of serious human rights violations in Tibet in its third Periodic Review Report.

  • The Communist Party of China (CPC) is forcefully destroying Buddhism and culture in Tibet for complete Sinicization.

  • Tibetan children have been completely cut off from Buddhist teachings. Along with this, hatred against Buddhism and culture is being created in children through school education.

  • Tibetan religious leaders are being persecuted in the name of re-education.

  • The Freedom House report compared the atrocities in Tibet to the atrocities committed on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province.

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