Captive Nations Proclamation

CAPTIVE NATIONS PROCLAMATION Captive Nations Week is an annual official observance in the United States aimed at demonstrating solidarity with the “captive nations” under the control of authoritarian governments. The week was first declared by a Congressional resolution in 1953 and signed into law (Public Law 86-90) by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1959. Every

US-Tibet Committee Statement of Support

US-Tibet Committee Statement of Support We, the Tibetans and Tibetan Americans of the United States and the world, would like to express our support for the Committee on Present Danger China (CPDC) and the Captive Nations Coalition. The Tibetan communities of the US emphasize that Tibet was an independent nation until the Chinese takeover of


Tibet “It is time for the government of China to stop holding innocent religious figures in captivity merely for peacefully protesting China’s occupation of Tibet.” – Amb. Sam Brownback Made up of three parts, Utsang, Kham, and Amdo, Tibet was once a sovereign nation until the CCP invasion in the 1950’s. The current map of