Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Tibetan political prisoner honoured on Tibetan Heroes Day

    Yeshe Choedon was given the award in recognition of her courage and dedication to promoting Tibetan human rights and justice for the Tibetan people. ...

  • Northeast woman faces racial harassment at Delhi airport

    Communications professional Monika Khangembam was repeatedly questioned about her nationality by an immigration officer at the Indira Gandhi International Airport. ...

  • Fanny Bucheli The bad news fatigue

    With mass killings occurring on a daily basis, have we, the people of the world, become simply desensitised, numbed by too many details of too much bad news? ...

  • What are your suggestions for election reforms?

    What are your suggestions for improving the exile Tibetan election system? ...

  • Al-Qaeda calls for lone wolf attacks in India

    Asim Umar, the head of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent, has reportedly asked Indian Muslims to "rise up and to follow the example of lone wolf attackers in Europe." ...

  • Award-winning Tibetan film director held by police

    An award-winning Tibetan film director was detained by police in China and ended up in hospital, officials and fellow cinematographers said Wednesday. ...

  • Qinghai-Tibet Railway boosts Tibet’s economy

    Over the past decade, the 2000-kilometre railway linking Xining, capital of Qinghai Province, and Lhasa, capital of the Tibet region, has brought a big difference to the lives of people living in Tibet. ...

  • Dalai Lama’s visit to new community center thrills Utah Tibetans

    The Dalai Lama urged them to pass Tibetan language and discipline on to the next generation. "Buddha was a teacher," he said, "and I am a teacher." ...

  • Record 65.3 million people displaced last year: UNHCR

    The figure, which jumped from 59.5 million in 2014 and by 50 percent in five years, means that 1 in every 113 people on the planet is now a refugee, asylum-seeker, or internally displaced in a home country. ...

  • 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. ...