Category Archives: News
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. ...
Hong Kong’s Carrie Lam vows to go ahead with extradition bill
10 June 2019
Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader said she had no plans to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after huge crowds came out to oppose the proposal. ...
Huge Hong Kong protest against China extradition law
9 June 2019 | Jerome Taylor and Elaine Yu
Huge crowds thronged Hong Kong on Sunday as anger swells over plans to allow extradition to China, a proposal that has sparked the biggest public backlash against the pro-Beijing leadership. ...
Nancy Pelosi wants Trump ‘in prison’: report
8 June 2019
Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president. ...
May steps down as party chief, igniting leadership race
7 June 2019 | Elizabeth Piper
British PM Theresa May steps down as leader of the governing Conservatives, officially triggering a contest to replace her that could see her party embrace a tougher stance on Brexit. ...