Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • 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. ...

  • Fifth International Rangzen Conference held in Dharamshala

    Exile Tibetans supporting an independent Tibet held the Fifth International Rangzen Conference in Dharamshala, India, the capital of the Tibetan Diaspora. ...

  • China dismisses EU criticism against Tibetan activist sentence

    China dismissed criticism from foreign countries over the five-year sentence to Tibetan language activist Tashi Wangchuk, saying other countries should not interfere in its internal affairs. ...

  • China jails Tibetan-language advocate for 5 years

    A Tibetan who has campaigned to preserve his region's ancestral language was jailed for five years in China on Tuesday for "inciting separatism". ...

  • Israeli forces kill dozens in Gaza as US Embassy opens in Jerusalem

    In the bloodiest single day for Palestinians since 2014, Palestinian Health Ministry officials said 58 protesters were killed and 2,700 injured by live gunfire, tear gas or other means. ...

  • International Conference on Peace in Asia held in Delhi

    The 1st International Conference on ‘Building Freedom, Democracy and Peace in Asia’, organised by Tibetan Youth Congress., was held at the India International Center in New Delhi, India. ...

  • List of human rights abuses in Tibet is long

    The human rights situation in Tibet has worsened because of the Chinese government's fear of Tibetans' uprising to seek greater freedom, according to Tibetan rights group TCHRD. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Contrast in West’s approach towards Syria and Tibet

    The contrast in approach of US and its allies towards Syria and Tibet is conspicuous and obvious: They will support a humanitarian cause only if it would serve their geopolitical interests. ...

  • The Tibet Question

    Despite six decades of Chinese rule, maintaining domestic stability in Tibet is a challenge for Beijing, JNU professor Swaran Singh tells Sapna Singh in an interview. ...