Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Thomas Mann Standing shoulder to shoulder with Tibetans

    The conference is one of the most effective platforms for Tibet supporters to exchange views on human rights violations in Tibet and to coordinate international campaigns. ...

  • China-Tibet equation “power of gun” vs “power of truth”: Dalai Lama

    The Dalai Lama put the equation of Tibet and China as that of the "power of gun" versus "power of truth", at the Seventh Tibet Support Groups Conference in Brussels today. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup China, Tibet, and now Burma

    Aung San Suu Kyi, who rode to power in Burma as an icon of human rights, appears to have made a volte face with Burma’s recognition of Tibet as part of China. ...

  • Hong Kong anti-China activists celebrate vote victory

    A new generation of young Hong Kong politicians advocating a break from Beijing became lawmakers for the first time Monday, in a result likely to rattle China. ...

  • Young activists take on China as Hong Kong goes to polls

    Hong Kong goes to the polls on Sunday in the biggest vote since 2014 pro-democracy rallies, with young independence activists calling for a complete break from China running for office. ...

  • Canada PM presses China on rights, signs business deals

    "Canada encourages China to do more to promote and protect human rights. I know these are not easy conversations to have but they are necessary ones." ...

  • Samdhong Rinpoche speaks on elections and citizenship

    Former Kalon Tripa Samdhong Rinpoche speaks candidly about the Tibetan election process, involvement of oracles and religious sects in the political process, and Tibetans getting Indian citizenship. ...

  • Hearing in Indian Citizenship case deferred till 22 September

    The petition in Delhi High Court seeks Indian government recognition as Indian citizens for all Tibetans who were born in India between 1950 and 1987, as per the Indian Citizenship law. ...

  • Irom Sharmila ends hunger strike after 16 years

    Indian human rights activist Irom Sharmila ended a 16-year hunger strike on Tuesday against an army law that she said led to atrocities in her northeastern state, and she vowed to press on with her fight by entering politics. ...

  • Thousands attend Hong Kong’s first pro-independence rally

    Candidates banned from standing for election in Hong Kong because they are advocating a split from mainland China led the city's first pro-independence rally Friday as tension over the upcoming vote escalates. ...