Tag Archives: China

  • 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. ...

  • China warns US of a ‘price’ for Uyghur bill

    China warned Wednesday that a "price must be paid" after the US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation seeking sanctions against senior Chinese officials over the crackdown on mainly Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang. ...

  • Himalayan Buddhists support Tibetan-recognised Dalai Lama reincarnation

    A 3-day gathering in McLeod Ganj of Tibetan religious leaders and monks and nuns from Buddhist and Tibetan Bon tradition passed a resolution that opposed any interference in selecting the next Dalai Lama. ...

  • Dalai Lama says no hurry to discuss his reincarnation

    China is expected to pick a different 15th Dalai Lama despite Tibetan opposition, a move seen by Tibetans as to legitimise its control over Tibet. It has created new rules to control the reincarnation system of Tibetan Buddhism. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Pen warriors can liberate Tibet from China’s vice-like grip

    Pen warriors launching an opinion campaign on Tibet's cause will truly be acting in the Buddhist tradition and way of life, in a peaceful, proactive manner. ...

  • Tibetan religious leaders oppose Chinese meddling in reincarnation issue

    As China sets its intention on appointing the next Dalai Lama, Tibetan religious leaders oppose a Chinese version, saying that China has no role to play in the selection process. ...

  • Australia investigates ‘Chinese plot’ to create spy MP

    Australia's prime minister insisted he was "not naive" to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to recruit a businessman and get him elected. ...

  • More secrets of China’s Xinjiang camps leaked to foreign media

    Classified Chinese government documents made public by an international group of journalists describe the repressive inner workings of detention camps in Xinjiang, in a second rare leak in days of secret files. ...

  • Record turnout in Hong Kong elections amid calls for full democracy

    Hong Kong's voters turned out in record numbers Sunday for local council elections that the city's pro-democracy movement hopes will pile pressure on the Beijing-backed government to heed their demands after months of protest. ...

  • Furious China vows to ‘fight back’ after Congress backs HK democracy

    China on Thursday accused the US of seeking to "destroy" Hong Kong and threatened retaliation after Congress passed new legislation supporting the pro-democracy movement that has thrown the city into nearly six months of turmoil. ...