Tag Archives: Activism

  • Uyghur activist’s fight for East Turkistan

    Every weekend Abdurehim Gheni is at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, bringing awareness to the human rights abuses of the Uyghurs in East Turkistan (Chinese: Xinjiang) by the Chinese government. ...

  • An appeal to take part in information war sensibly
  • Month-long TYC Tibetan Uprising March begins

    A group of Tibetan Youth Congress activists embarked on a month-long march from McLeod Ganj to the Indian capital Delhi to raise awareness of the current critical situation in Tibet. ...

  • Tibetan cyclist ends world tour in McLeod Ganj

    Lone cyclist Rinpo Yak, touring the world to raise awareness about the suffering of Tibetans under Chinese rule, concluded his rally in McLeod Ganj. ...

  • Monlam prayer for Adam Yauch

    Tibetan Association of Northern California (TANC) held a special Monlam prayer for the late Adam Yauch, the rapper and founder of Beastie Boys and a long-time friend of Tibet and the Tibetan people. ...

  • Musician, filmmaker, Tibet activist Adam Yauch dies

    Adam Yauch, a founding member of pioneering American hip-hop group the Beastie Boys, and an advocate of the Tibetan freedom struggle, has died at age 47 after a three-year battle with cancer. ...

  • Tsewang Rigzin reelected as TYC President

    Tsewang Rigzin was voted to lead the Tibetan Youth Congress for another three years, while former general secretary Dhondup Lhadar was elected vice president, by TYC members at the 14th general body meeting of the organisation late Sunday. Tenzin Chokey was elected general secretary. A further seven were elected to the 10-person executive membership from 24 nominees. ...