Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong in custody after guilty plea

    Three young Hong Kong dissidents including Joshua Wong were remanded into custody on Monday after pleading guilty to inciting a rally during last year's pro-democracy protests, deepening the crackdown against Beijing's critics. ...

  • Tibetan Elections: New voter registration opportunity announced

    The Tibetan Election Commission announced new voter registration for those who missed the last two registration dates. The new dates will be for five days, from 23 to 28 December. ...

  • EC strips Mila Rangzen of rights to vote or stand in elections

    Mila Rangzen from Jersey City, NJ, US, has lost his rights to vote or stand in elections as the Tibetan Election Commission (EC) penalised him for a comment against a member of the Tibetan exile Parliament who is running for re-election. ...

  • Hundreds march in Taiwan to support 12 arrested Hong Kongers

    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. ...

  • Norbu Tsering My Sikyong vote for Penpa Tsering, and why

    I will not be surprised if Penpa Tsering la comes out of the elections in the manner of the Phoenix rising from the ashes to be the Sikyong. ...

  • Taiwan’s leader hopes for reduced tensions with China

    Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Saturday she has hopes for less tensions with China and in the region if Beijing will listen to Taipei’s concerns, alter its approach and restart dialogue with the self-ruled island democracy. ...

  • Kunchok Gyatso Be the Krishna for Yudhishthira: Vote Penpa Tsering in 2021

    Yudhishthira was aided and guided by Krishna to uphold the virtue of righteousness. PT needs a Krishna and I have found him -- none other than the Tibetan people themselves. ...

  • Phuntsok Tendar Barpu Is Kasur Ngodup Dongchung a suitable future Sikyong?

    Kasur Ngodup Dongchung is someone who is endowed with all these ten good qualities of a virtuous person. For the sake of the Tibetan people and Tibetan nation, it is hoped that he ascends to the post of the next Sikyong. ...

  • Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok releases Sikyong election manifesto

    Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Deputy Speaker of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile, launched his election manifesto, enumerating his experience from a school prefect in 1979 to election as Deputy Speaker in 2016. ...

  • EC upholds Supreme Justice order revoking voting rights for 11 MPs

    The Tibetan Election Commission ordered all the Regional Election Commissions to follow the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission order revoking voting rights for 11 members of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile. ...