Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Sikh youth killed in Pakistan; India condemns ‘targeted killing’

    A 25-year-old Sikh man has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the northwestern city of Peshawar in Pakistan, police and the victim’s family said on Sunday, a day after a mob attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Lahore. ...

  • China detains activists in year-end crackdown

    Over a dozen Chinese lawyers and activists were detained or went missing in the final days of 2019 in a crackdown on participants of a private democracy gathering, rights groups said Thursday. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Reflection on the decade gone; thoughts for the new one

    “If you think you live in a free country, ask if your politicians feel free to meet the Dalai Lama. If the answer is no, then you are part of the Chinese empire — you just haven’t realised it yet.” ...

  • 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? ...