Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Tibetans in Arunachal continue to feel wrath of locals

    Following protests asking Tibetans to leave in Arunachal Pradesh in India, another group has now demanded that Tibetans be verified whether they are refugees or living illegally as locals. ...

  • Liu Xia, widow of Nobel Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flies to Germany

    Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo, flew out of China bound for Germany on Tuesday morning, the South China Morning Post has learned. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Threats to scribes now omnipresent

    If nations want journalists to continue to do their risky jobs for the greater public interest, their security along with justice must be ensured. ...

  • Has Tibet finally lost out to China?

    Beijing’s pressure on world leaders to ignore Tibet is now overwhelming. Even No. 10 declares: ‘We have turned the page on the Dalai Lama’ ...

  • From Jerusalem, leader in exile says ‘Next year in Tibet’

    Like the Jews while waiting to return to Israel, the Tibetans have also struggled to maintain their identity and culture in their diaspora, Lobsang Sangay said. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Need for global migrant policy

    Whether initiated by a government or due to ethnic conflicts, political unrest, or civil wars, people have been forced to flee their country and enter another region as illegal migrants. ...

  • Buddhist leader sexually assaulted students, report finds

    In a letter to Shambhala members on Monday, Sakyong Mipham acknowledged what he called “relationships” with women in the organization, but stopped short of admitting any sexual misconduct. ...

  • World Refugee Day: 68.5 million people uprooted from home every year

    UNHCR said the refugee figures debunked the perception that a refugee crisis has affected developed countries in the North: 85% are in developing countries, many of them "desperately poor". ...

  • US quits UN human rights body, citing bias vs Israel

    The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, alarming critics. ...

  • Denmark to re-open inquiry into authorities’ conduct over Tibet demonstration

    Key documents were not submitted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Tibet Commission, and a parliamentary majority is now in favour of reopening the inquiry. ...