Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Ugyen Gyalpo Significance of Tibetan language: Helping them find the fault in their own stars

    To blame people for their shortcomings is irrational and childlike crankiness. Language is insignificant so long as a person upholds and incorporates Buddhist values into their lives. ...

  • Repression expands under ‘Stability Maintenance’ in Tibetan areas

    The Chinese government’s campaign to suppress peaceful dissent in Tibetan areas has continued to produce a high rate of detentions, prosecutions, and convictions since the outbreak of widespread protests eight years ago. ...

  • Chinese ambassador to UK says Tibetan cause is doomed and will never succeed

    “I’ve heard Chinese propaganda all my life but it is still shocking to hear someone telling lies in person about your country and the experiences of your own people." ...

  • TYC rallies for release of Panchen Lama

    Forty-five members of the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) have started a cycle rally to bring awareness about the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Choekyi Nyima, who has been out of public view since 1995. ...

  • PIL filed in Delhi High Court seeks Indian passport for Tibetans

    In what has all the makings of a landmark case, today a Tibetan Indian filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to ease the bureaucratic hurdles faced by Tibetan Indians when applying for an Indian passport. ...

  • India’s Supreme Court orders disaster fund for drought-hit zones

    Justice Madan B. Lokur also lashed out at the government over a lack of preparedness for the drought, which has struck at least 10 states across the country. ...

  • Kirti monk sentenced to over seven years for unknown reason

    Lomik, 28, was arrested by police on the streets of Ngawa county town on 17 April 2015, and detained for over a year without being brought to trial or having his family members informed. ...

  • Ajai Shukla Ajai Shukla: Drama in Dharamshala

    Cancelling Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa's visa could have been a mutual face-saving exercise for New Delhi and Beijing. ...

  • Beyond the wire: Harry Wu

    He resolved not only to survive 20 years of torture, but also to ensure that no one forgot China’s laogai and the thousands suffering there. ...

  • No Kashmiri Tibetan Muslims at Dharamshala conference

    The organisers of a four-day conference on Freedom, Justice and Equality in Dharamshala, where dissidents from China's ethnic and religious minorities are meeting have left out Tibetan Muslims living in Kashmir. ...