Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Nepal needs to change its policy towards Tibetans: Gopal Krishna Siwakoti

    Interview with Gopal Krishna Siwakoti, President of the International Institute for Human Rights, Environment, and Development, in Kathmandu, who has been working for the rights of all refugees, including Tibetans. ...

  • 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. ...

  • Tibetan dies in self-immolation protest in Amdo Ngawa

    42 of 150 self-immolation protests in Tibet since 2009 have occurred in Ngawa. The protestors all called for China to allow the Dalai Lama back to Tibet, and for freedom in Tibet; some that Tibet regain its independence. ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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. ...

  • US Senate passes Hong Kong rights bill, angering China

    The US Senate unanimously adopted legislation Tuesday supporting "human rights and democracy" in Hong Kong and threatening to revoke its special economic status, angering China which promptly summoned a US diplomat. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo What can Tibetans learn from Hong Kong?

    We have shown solidarity towards others' cause marching hand in hand, but what about ours? How can we all sleep when we have dead countrymen and burnt bodies in the minds of our houses? ...

  • China defends Xinjiang crackdown after massive document leak

    China on Monday vowed it would "never be soft" in its crackdown in Xinjiang, after a massive leak of government documents shed new light on the mass detention of Muslims in the far-west region. ...

  • Leaked Chinese government documents show details of Xinjiang clampdown

    A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country’s western Xinjiang region under President Xi Jinping, the New York Times reported on Saturday. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Will China face Hong Kong-type protest in Pakistan?

    In the coming decade, the real challenge for China’s totalitarian methods, expansionist plans, and aggressive postures will be in Pakistan. ...