Category Archives: News
China committing crimes against humanity in Tibet, say exile Tibetans
30 October 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
The sentencing of a Tibetan singer to six years in prison by the Chinese authorities for criticising repressive government policies, and the custodial death of a Tibetan mother of three, have exposed China's crimes against humanity in Tibet ...
Preparations in full swing as Tibetan elections near
29 October 2020 | Lobsang Wangyal
Ballot papers arrived today at the Tibetan Election Commission, with the preliminary round of the Tibetan elections approaching in about two months. Exile Tibetans will be voting for Sikyong and members of the Exile Tibetan Parliament. ...
Pakistan’s Khan calls for collective Muslim action against Islamophobia
28 October 2020
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday wrote to the leaders of Muslim countries calling on them to act together against Islamophobia, as anger grows over France’s defence of the right to mock religion. ...
US warns of threat posed by China, signs military pact with India
27 October 2020 | Neha Arora and Sanjeev Miglani
The United States and India signed a pact to share sensitive satellite and map data on Tuesday as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned of the threat posed by an increasingly assertive China. ...
Second COVID wave swells across US and Europe as winter looms
26 October 2020 | James Mackenzie and Lisa Shumaker
The United States, Russia and France set new daily records for coronavirus infections as a second wave swelled across parts of the Northern Hemisphere, forcing some countries to impose new curbs. ...
China to impose sanctions on US firms over Taiwan arms sales
26 October 2020 | Reuters Staff
China will impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Raytheon and other US companies it says are involved in Washington’s arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday. ...
Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong Kongers
25 October 2020 | Huizhong Wu
Hundreds of people marched in Taiwan's capital on Sunday to demand the release of 12 Hong Kong anti-government protesters who were arrested by mainland Chinese authorities in August. ...
In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
24 October 2020 | Sanjeev Miglani
US Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo is flying to India next week to strengthen strategic ties with a nation that is locked in a military standoff with China, in Washington’s latest effort to bolster allies against Beijing. ...
US says no justification for ‘concentration camps’ in China
23 October 2020 | David Brunnstrom and Andrea Shalal
The deputy White House national security adviser on Friday denounced China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims, saying there was no justification for the country maintaining “concentration camps” within its borders. ...
China threatens retaliation over US-Taiwan arms sale
22 October 2020
China on Thursday threatened to make a "legitimate and necessary" retaliation over the US sale of $1 billion worth of missiles to Taiwan as Beijing becomes increasingly strident over its claims to the self-ruled island. ...