Category Archives: News

  • Four Tibetans sentenced to two to ten years in prison

    A Chinese court in eastern Tibet has given varying prison terms to four Tibetan monks on suspicion of their involvement in self-immolation protests. ...

  • Philippines takes China to UN over sea row

    The Philippines has taken China to a UN tribunal to challenge its claim to most of the South China Sea including Philippine territory, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Tuesday. ...

  • Chinese media urge Barack Obama to ease distrust

    Chinese state media said on Monday they were "cautiously optimistic" that in his second term US President Barack Obama would improve ties strained by distrust and fear. ...

  • India urged to take up Tibet issue before UN

    Exiled Tibetans and monks took out a march in Bodh Gaya on Sunday, urging the Indian government to discuss and take up the issue of gross human rights violation inside Tibet. ...

  • Another self-immolation in Tibet

    In a protest against China's repressive policies in Tibet, one more Tibetan reportedly set himself on fire on Friday at Khyungchu, Nagba and died on the spot. ...

  • As Tibet burns, China makes arrests, seizes TVs

    Chinese authorities are responding to an intensified wave of Tibetan self-immolation protests against Chinese rule by clamping down even harder. ...

  • Exiled Tibetans still hope to return home

    Though living in exile in India for over half a century, the longing to see their homeland has not waned among Tibetan residents in Dharamshala ...

  • Special Report: China’s military hawks take the offensive

    Tough talk backed up with firepower delivered over a three-decade military buildup, is sending an unnerving signal that a rising China may be ready to use force. ...

  • Wild yak making comeback in Tibet

    Yak on the high Tibetan plateau, over-hunted almost to extinction, are making a comeback with a recent count finding nearly 1,000 of them. ...

  • Seven held in China for inciting self-immolation in Tibet

    Police in northwest China's Gansu province have detained seven people for their alleged involvement in convincing a Tibetan villager to immolate himself, Xinhua reported. ...