Category Archives: News

  • Exile Tibetans mourn death of political prisoner Kunchok Jinpa

    Tibetans in McLeod Ganj held a candlelight vigil to mourn the death of Tibetan Kunchok Jinpa, from Driru in eastern Tibet, who had been sentenced to 21 years' imprisonment for a peaceful protest against a Chinese forced flag-raising campaig ...

  • US needs to brace itself for more deadly storms, experts say

    Deadly weather will be hitting the US more often, and America needs to get better at dealing with it, experts said as Texas and other states battled winter storms that blew past the worst-case planning of utilities. ...

  • Biden says China to face repercussions on human rights

    China will pay a price for its human rights abuses, US President Joe Biden warned on Tuesday, responding to queries at a televised event on the Asian nation’s handling of Muslim minorities in its far western region of Xinjiang. ...

  • US ship sails in South China Sea by China-claimed islands

    A US Navy warship sailed by islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in a freedom of navigation operation, marking the latest move by Washington to challenge Beijing’s territorial claims in the contested waters. ...

  • China continues to tighten its grip in Tibet, tries to eradicate Dalai Lama from Tibetan lives

    In the latest attempt to tighten its grip in Tibet, China is forcing the Tibetans to pay less attention to their religion and show more enthusiasm for president Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party, according to The Economist. ...

  • India, China begin disengagement process in Ladakh

    The disengagement process in eastern Ladakh’s Panggong Tso area is in full swing, with the Chinese People’s Liberation Army knocking down military structures it had built since the border standoff began last May. ...

  • Armoured vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests

    Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw hundreds of thousands on the streets. ...

  • Indian police arrest climate activist for supporting farmers

    An Indian climate activist has been arrested for circulating a document on social media that allegedly incited protesting farmers to turn violent last month, leaving one protester dead and about 400 police officers injured during clashes. ...

  • EU calls on China to reverse ban on BBC World News channel

    The European Union on Saturday called on China to reverse its ban on the BBC World News television channel imposed in apparent retaliation for Britain’s pulling of the license of state-owned Chinese broadcaster CGTN. ...

  • Legendary batsman Vivian Richards backs Tibet’s freedom movement in latest tweet

    Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Vivian Richards posted a tweet on Saturday lending support to Tibet's freedom movement, #FreedomforTibet. The tweet has generated quite a lot of buzz online. ...