Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • China has prevented ‘great tragedy’ in Xinjiang, state-run paper says

    Massively stepped-up security in China’s restive far western region of Xinjiang has helped prevent “great tragedy”, a state-run newspaper said on Monday. ...

  • Tibetan activist Dhondup Wangchen honoured with Lhakar Award

    Prominent Tibetan activist Dhondup Wangchen was given the Lhakar Award by the Students of Free Tibet in New York at an event commemorating the 10th anniversary of the 2008 uprising in Tibet. ...

  • China criminalises support for autonomy in Tibet

    China has criminalised expressions of support for increased autonomy in Tibet for the first time, NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Monday. ...

  • US panel unanimously passes Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act

    A key Congressional committee has unanimously passed a crucial bill titled: 'The Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act', which seeks unhindered access to Tibet for US officials and citizens. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Fear they thought they left behind

    Fear, that our people thought they had left behind, knocks ever closer in our home away from home. ...

  • China bans religious activities for Tibetan students

    Students inside occupied Tibet have been banned from taking part in religious activities over the summer holidays, follow similar edicts by the ruling Communist Party in other regions. ...

  • 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’ ...