Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Indian Christians protest against ‘anti-Muslim’ law

    More than 8,000 people from the Christian community took to the streets in eastern India Monday to protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. ...

  • Police fire tear gas to disperse thousands in central Hong Kong

    Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park but later spilled onto the streets, briefly barricading roads and spray-painting buildings. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwanese President on re-election

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her landslide re-election victory on Saturday, hoping she would make further strides in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan. ...

  • Case no 20 over, time to move on: Penpa Tsering

    Penpa Tsering’s public statement, held at a private venue, was aimed at fulfilling the court’s order to both the plaintiff and the defendant to work towards bringing unity and harmony within the Tibetan community. ...

  • China detains activists in year-end crackdown

    Over a dozen Chinese lawyers and activists were detained or went missing in the final days of 2019 in a crackdown on participants of a private democracy gathering, rights groups said Thursday. ...

  • Massive Hong Kong pro-democracy rally ends in police clashes

    A huge New Year's Day pro-democracy rally in Hong Kong ended in mass arrests and clashes between police and hardcore protesters, as demonstrators sought to carry their movement's momentum into 2020. ...

  • Hong Kong to end year with multiple protests, kick off 2020 with big march

    Hong Kong will end 2019 with multiple protests planned for New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day aimed at disrupting festivities and shopping in the Asian financial hub, which has seen a rise in clashes between police and protesters. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Majority rule or mob rule — India has to decide

    Government has responsibility to put down the negative elements with all force at its command. This would not be against the spirit of democracy but in favour of protecting the image and tradition of democracy. ...

  • Protesters rally near Hong Kong harbour, more demos planned over Christmas

    More than 1,000 protesters, many in surgical masks and balaclavas, filled a harbourside plaza near Hong Kong’s financial district late on Monday to demand full democracy and an independent inquiry into alleged police brutality. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal CAA is unconstitutional and unsecular; divides India

    There's every reason that the Supreme Court could strike down the CAA, or ask for review, without hesitation, as its terms are capricious and violate the Constitution. ...