Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Six Tibetans given five to 14 year terms

    The "crimes" of the imprisoned Tibetans were mostly being involved in activities to celebrate the Dalai Lama's 80th birthday. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Upon Standing Rock Tibet wails

    What the native Americans have been going through for hundreds of years resonates closely to what my people in Tibet are going through -- the systematic destruction of their civilization. ...

  • Save Buddhist learning centre in Tibet, UN agency urged

    Sangay also requested the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to raise the critical human rights situation in Tibet in the forthcoming 34th UN Human Rights Council Session next year. ...

  • US military veterans backing North Dakota pipeline protests

    US military veterans will build a barracks on Friday at a protest camp in North Dakota to support thousands of activists opposing a pipeline project near Standing Rock Native American lands. ...

  • Vajiralongkorn becomes Thailand’s new king

    Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn became the king of Thailand late Thursday, opening a new chapter for the powerful monarchy in a country still mourning the death of his father. ...

  • Britain disappointed at UN panel decision on Assange

    The British government voiced disappointment after a UN panel rejected its request to review a ruling that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is being arbitrarily detained. ...

  • Mila Rangzen Trump presidency; minority’s hell

    If America belongs to whites who exterminated 90% of the native Americans to whom it actually belongs, then it certainly belongs to immigrants of colour who simply come here for better lives ...

  • TCHRD launches book by freedom fighter Langtsa Tsetan Dorjee

    Tibetan freedom fighter Langtsa Tsetan Dorjee may have disappeared without a trace, but his words about his works and life mission live on in his book, The Peaceful Struggle of Tibet. ...

  • Tibetan man faces verification hurdle

    Wangyal and two others, Phuntsok Wangyal and Tenzin Dhonden, had successfully moved the Delhi High Court to direct the Ministry of External Affairs to issue an Indian passport to Tibetans. ...

  • ‘Our Land’: Pipeline protesters vow to defy army corps

    Thousands of people have gone to North Dakota to aid the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, who believe the pipeline could contaminate water sources and desecrate the tribe's sacred land. ...