Category Archives: News

  • India protests spread over ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    Protests in India against a new citizenship law that opponents say is anti-Muslim spread to other regions on Friday, a day after two people were shot dead by police in the northeast of the country, the epicentre of demonstrations. ...

  • Boris Johnson vows to get Brexit done after big election win

    UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson proclaimed a political "earthquake" Friday after his thumping election victory cleared Britain's way to finally leave the European Union after years of damaging deadlock over Brexit. ...

  • Tibetan mood warming up for 2021 elections

    The Chief Election Commissioner of the Central Tibetan Administration told Tibet Sun that the dates for the next elections are not yet fixed. According to election rules, the first round will have to be held by November 2020. ...

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

    Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims. ...

  • Indian Parliament passes contentious citizenship law, protests flare

    India’s ruling Hindu nationalist government on Wednesday won parliamentary approval for a far-reaching citizenship law that critics say undermines the country’s secular constitution, as protests against the legislation intensified ...

  • China biggest jailer of journalists, as press dangers persist: watchdog

    At least 250 journalists are jailed around the world, with the largest number held in China, amid a growing crackdown by authoritarian regimes on independent media, a press watchdog group said Wednesday. ...

  • India’s lower house passes contentious citizenship bill

    India's lower house passed controversial legislation early Tuesday that will grant citizenship to religious minorities from neighbouring countries, but not Muslims, amid raucous scenes in parliament and protests in the country. ...

  • TCHRD calls on UN member-states to defend human rights

    The Tibetan rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy called on the UN member-states to defend human rights by protecting civil society expression on world Human Rights Day. ...

  • Dalai Lama leaves for South India for two weeks of programmes

    Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama left for South India early today for a fortnight of programme in Mundgod , which include teachings, empowerment, and a long-life prayer for him by several monasteries. ...

  • Lobsang Dakpa’s license revoked; declared a contemnor

    The Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission cancelled license of Tibetan Cabinet lawyer Lobsang Dakpa after he criticised the court's judgment of Case no 20 as biased, and then failed to appear for a second time to a contempt hearing. ...