Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Julian Assange arrested in London after 7 years in Ecuador embassy

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy on Thursday after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum. ...

  • Nava Thakuria Journalism is a service: Journalists must be allowed to function freely

    Nair spoke about the hardships journalists in India today face, especially if they are investigative journalists. He said India ranked low on the Press Freedom Index. ...

  • US Tibet Act interferes with China’s internal affairs

    China's Foreign Ministry slammed the US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act (RATA), saying it "has severely violated the basic codes of international relations and is a violent interference. ...

  • China denounces US Tibet report as ‘full of prejudice’

    Beijing on Tuesday denounced a US report accusing the Chinese government of impeding access to Tibet as "full of prejudice" and warned that continued interference in the Himalayan region. ...

  • Nepal assures continued support for Tibetans in the country

    Nepal has given assurance to US officials that it would continue to protect the rights of the Tibetans refugees living in Nepal, according to the US Secretary of State. ...

  • Dalai fears losing influence in Tibet: experts

    The reincarnation of living Buddhas, including the Dalai Lama, should abide by the laws and regulations of the state, as well as religious rituals and historical conventions. ...

  • ‘No love for Dalai Lama in Tibet’ says Chinese official

    China's Communist Party chief in Tibet insisted Wednesday that the Tibetan people feel more affection toward the government than to the region's traditional Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama. ...

  • China closes Tibet to foreigners ahead of Tibetan uprising anniversary

    China is barring foreign travellers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries questioning the legitimacy of Beijing's rule. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo We will never change our native spiritual ways

    They can starve us, brainwash and bleach us Red But the iron spirit of Milarepa that lives within us, The fortitude and courage of Songsten Gampo that breathes within us, Will never yield. ...

  • China rejects Turkey criticism on Uyghurs, denies poet died

    China hit back at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uyghurs and denied Ankara's claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an "absurd lie". ...