Yearly Archives: 2018
Need for global migrant policy
28 June 2018 | NS Venkataraman
Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...
Buddhist leader sexually assaulted students, report finds
28 June 2018 | Joshua Eaton
In a letter to Shambhala members on Monday, Sakyong Mipham acknowledged what he called “relationships” with women in the organization, but stopped short of admitting any sexual misconduct. ...
Separating Tibetan families: Protected Area Permit for settlements
24 June 2018 | Mila Rangzen
If Tibetans with foreign passports do not pose a threat to Indian security nor to Tibetan culture in the settlements, why didn't CTA review the PAP requirement with the Govt of India? ...
Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance
23 June 2018 | Ben Blanchard
China must lead the way in reforming global governance, the foreign ministry on Saturday cited President Xi Jinping as saying, as Beijing looks to increase its world influence. ...
Buddhism and ecologically-sustainable living
22 June 2018 | Paul Grogan
Tibetan Buddhism provides a very powerful over-arching framework for us to address the ecological crisis and achieve more sustainable living for our society. ...
Will Modi succeed in making India a Hindu Nation?
20 June 2018 | Nava Thakuria
The debate relating to Bill 2016 asks if it is only a ploy to safeguard Hindu refugees from neighbouring countries, or a plan by Hindu-centric forces to make India a Hindu Nation. ...
World Refugee Day: 68.5 million people uprooted from home every year
20 June 2018 | Media Bureau
UNHCR said the refugee figures debunked the perception that a refugee crisis has affected developed countries in the North: 85% are in developing countries, many of them "desperately poor". ...
US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel
19 June 2018 | Lesley Wroughton and Michelle Nichols
The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, alarming critics. ...
Don’t self-censor to please China in trading relationship, exiled Tibetan leader tells Canada
18 June 2018 | Marie-Danielle Smith
Especially amid recent uncertainty with Canada's biggest trade partner, the United States, it makes economic sense to engage with China, said Lobsang Sangay. ...
Nepal, China to sign pact on Tibet-Kathmandu railway line
18 June 2018
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's 5-day visit to China will see the two countries sign agreements including one on construction of a railway line connecting Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, ...