Author profile: Rob Dickinson

Rob Dickinson is a Lecturer in Law at Newcastle Law School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, England, UK, email: Formerly a practising lawyer, he was appointed to the lectureship in 2008. His current research focuses on self-determination and human rights and on issues arising with reference to state sovereignty. His recently published work addresses issues arising out of the events of the Arab Spring, considering, inter alia, the impact of the Internet on state sovereignty, and also important issues of legitimacy of government and external interference in the affairs of a state in the context of the emerging doctrine of the Responsibility to Protect.

Tibetan Self-Determination: A Stark Choice for an Abandoned People

Rob Dickinson • May 18 2014 • Articles

Tibetans have been abandoned to their fate. Neither the USA nor Russia wish to set the agenda and engage directly with China over self-rule for the indigenous Tibetans.

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