Category Archives: News
Hong Kong leader apologizes as protesters press demands for her to quit
16 June 2019 | James Pomfret and Farah Master
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam apologized on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of black-clad protesters maintained calls for her to resign over her handling of an extradition bill. ...
Tibetan court sets 19 June for giving evidence in Case no 20
16 June 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
In the second hearing of Penpa Tsering's defamation lawsuit, known as Case no 20, on Saturday, the Chief Justice of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission presented a review of the case. ...
Pressure mounts on Hong Kong leader over extradition plan
14 June 2019 | Jerome Taylor and Yan Zhao
Hong Kong's embattled leader faced mounting pressure on Friday to abandon a deeply unpopular plan to allow extraditions to China, with protest organisers getting police go-ahead. ...
Next court hearing tomorrow of Penpa Tsering’s defamation case
14 June 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Case no 20, the defamation lawsuit filed by Penpa Tsering against Lobsang Sangay and his Cabinet, has its next hearing tomorrow in the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission. ...
Assange faces US extradition hearing in London
14 June 2019 | Dmitry Zaks
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday faces his first British court hearing since the US submitted a formal extradition request on espionage charges that have upset defenders of freedom ...
Tibetan court denies stay of Penpa Tsering defamation case
13 June 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
Tibet Sun has learned that the court has given the ruling in a notice to the defendant lawyer Lobsang Dakpa on Monday in the high-profile case, which has become known as Case no. 20. ...
China extradition clashes plunge Hong Kong into historic violence
12 June 2019 | Yan Zhao and Jerome Taylor
Hong Kong was rocked Wednesday by the worst political unrest since its handover to China, as police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse protesters who tried to storm parliament. ...
People will overthrow Chinese Communist government: TYC President
11 June 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
About 150 members from 45 chapters of the Tibetan Youth Congress have congregated in Dharamshala, capital of the Tibetans-in-exile, to attend a six-day discourse and elect executive members. ...
China says its Panchen Lama made first trip outside country in May
11 June 2019
A youth appointed by China as the second-highest figure in Tibetan Buddhism but reviled as a fake by many Tibetans made his first trip outside the country last month. ...
Mundgod does it again, lifts GCM cup 2019
10 June 2019 | Lobsang Wangyal
The Mundgod football team from South India won the Gyalyum Chenmo Memorial Gold Cup, beating Clement Town football team in the penalty shootout. ...