Thank you for contacting me about Tibet.
The human rights situation in Tibet, as in many regions of China, is concerning, particularly the restrictions on freedom of religion and belief, and of assembly and association. Indeed, as detailed in the most recent FCDO Human Rights and Democracy Report, China is one of thirty priority countries of concern for the UK, in part because of its behaviour towards the rights of the people of Tibet.
I believe that meaningful dialogue between the Chinese Government and representatives from Tibet (including the Tibetan Government in Exile) is the best way to resolve underlying tensions.
The UK regularly raises concerns with China, directly and multilaterally via the UN, about human rights in Tibet. Most recently, on 6 October 2020, the UK and 38 other countries joined a statement at the UN Third Committee in New York calling on China to respect human rights, particularly the rights of persons belonging to religious and ethnic minorities, in Tibet and elsewhere.
The UK is also funding research and engaging with business and other stakeholders to promote knowledge of China's human rights violations. This ensures supply chains are free from the products of human rights violations and means businesses do not, unwittingly or otherwise, profit from or support human rights abuses, including in Tibet.