Tibet, China, United States, Canada, human rights
The situation in Tibet has been a complex issue for the last six decades in world affairs. It has risen throughout the years a lot of concern and has called the attention of the international community. The issue becomes more acute when referring to human rights and the preservation of their cultural and religious heritage. In order to obtain a better understanding of the situation, this article will provide a general background of the case (actors, events and governmental policies), as well as a revision of both Canada and the United States position regarding this issue.