Category Archives: News

  • Human rights situation in Tibet continues to be grave: Report

    he human rights situation in Tibet remains disturbing, marked by persistent and grave human rights violations, deprivation, and abuses, reports the exile Tibetan rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. ...

  • Panchen Lama and political prisoners will be among top agenda of new Sikyong

    Mr Penpa Tsering, Sikyong-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile, has announced that he and the Tibetan people will keep working tirelessly for the release of the Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima and all other political prisoners. ...

  • ASEAN leaders tell Myanmar coup general to end killings

    ASEAN leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit Saturday with its top general and coup leader who, according to Malaysia's prime minister, did not reject them. ...

  • Coronavirus: “We’re calling it a wave, it’s a Tsunami”, says Delhi High Court

    The Delhi High Court asked the Centre about the preparedness to deal with the expected COVID-19 second wave peak in May, terming the massive rise in cases as a "Tsunami", and warned it will "hang" anyone obstructing oxygen supplies. ...

  • Coronavirus: Indian hospitals plead for oxygen, country sets virus record

    India put oxygen tankers on special express trains as major hospitals in New Delhi begged on social media on Friday for more supplies to save COVID-19 patients who are struggling to breathe. India has confirmed 16 million cases so far. ...

  • New US Bill to counter China includes policies for Tibet, Xinjiang

    The United States in its new Bill to counter China includes policies for Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang, the problem areas of the People's Republic of China, where it aims to uphold democratic values against China's oppression. ...

  • Coronavirus: India Covid surge hits new record as oxygen runs short

    India's brutal new Covid-19 outbreak set records on Wednesday with more than 2,000 deaths in 24 hours, as hospitals in New Delhi ran perilously low on oxygen. India has been in the grips of a second wave of infections. ...

  • US lawmakers look to advance sweeping bid to counter China

    US lawmakers expect to boost the country's ability to push back against China if a Senate panel approves sweeping legislation on Wednesday as expected, even as they voiced a need to do far more to counter Beijing. ...

  • Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd

    Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence. ...

  • Xi Jinping hits out, asks US not to meddle in others’ internal affairs

    Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday hit out at the US, saying there should be no "bossing" and "meddling" in the internal affairs of other countries as Beijing is increasingly coming under pressure from Washington and its allies. ...