Tag Archives: Democracy

  • Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong sentenced for Tiananmen vigil

    Prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was sentenced to more jail time Thursday for participating in an unauthorized vigil to commemorate the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown, as Hong Kong authorities exert more control over dissents. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal Tibetan constitutional crisis: The way forward

    Democracy was crumbling right before his eyes, and yet he didn't utter even a single word, and now he wants the public and the media to be quiet. ...

  • ASEAN leaders tell Myanmar coup general to end killings

    ASEAN leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit Saturday with its top general and coup leader who, according to Malaysia's prime minister, did not reject them. ...

  • Tibetans around the world cast ballots to elect a new leader

    Tibetans living in exile in 25 countries around the world voted to elect a new political leader called Sikyong in the final round of voting. Ballots were also cast to elect 45 lawmakers of the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile. ...

  • Speaker Pema Jungney resigns

    Speaker of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile Pema Jungney has resigned as both Speaker and member of Parliament. His resignation was triggered following clarification of the clauses of the Tibetan Charter by Samdhong Rinpoche. ...

  • Kalsang Namgyal Have the Chithues gone insane?

    A Western leader had said that democracy is rule by fools Witnessing how much harm is caused by the guardians of democracy if they lack qualifications, it reminds me that democracy is not suitable for our society. ...

  • Last hope: Penpa Tsering Sikyong 2021
  • Seven Hong Kong democracy leaders convicted as China clamps down

    Seven of Hong Kong’s leading pro-democracy advocates, including a media tycoon and an 82-year-old veteran of the movement, were convicted Thursday for organizing and participating in a march during massive anti-government protests in 2019. ...

  • Member of Parliament condemns ousting of Tibetan Justices

    A member of the exile Tibetan Parliament has condemned the ousting of the Chief Justice and two Justice Commissioners of the Tibetan Supreme Justice Commission, saying it was "as unwise as it is unjust". ...

  • Global condemnation after bloodiest day since Myanmar coup

    Defence chiefs from a dozen countries on Sunday jointly condemned the bloodbath in Myanmar a day earlier, when at least 107 people -- including seven children -- were killed as security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters. ...