Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • 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. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Can China call itself progressive and deny freedom to citizens?

    China claims itself to be a communist country, but the founders of communist philosophy would certainly not approve the Chinese government's approach to governance today. ...

  • Niece of Tulku Tenzin Delek demands investigation into his death

    Nyima Lhamo, the niece of the late Tibetan spiritual leader Tulku Tenzin Delek, demanded a through investigation in his death and the Chinese government accusations against him. ...

  • China denies demolitions at centre for Tibetan Buddhist learning

    Chinese authorities are renovating one of the world's largest centres of learning for Tibetan Buddhism to prevent overcrowding and fires, a state-run newspaper said on Tuesday. ...