Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Lobsang Tendar Ngamring Ngodup Dongchung is my Sikyong candidate for 2021

    Given his experience, sincerity, understanding of the need for a unified Tibet, and genuine trust placed in him by all Tibetans, Kasur Ngodup Dongchung is the most eligible and suitable to be the Sikyong of 2021. ...

  • Tsering Passang Why I am supporting Lobsang Nyandak for Sikyong 2021

    I believe Kasur Lobsang Nyandak is the right candidate at the right time for the Central Tibetan Administration. I hope there will be many like-minded friends who will give their vital backing in the forthcoming election. ...

  • Stunning defeat for Modi’s party in New Delhi elections

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party was given a stunning defeat by a regional party Tuesday in elections in the national capital that were seen as a referendum on his policies. ...

  • Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

    Voters in New Delhi began voting on Saturday in a state election seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity following months of deadly anti-government protests over a new citizenship law. ...

  • 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. ...