Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Chinese police shoot dead 28 from ‘terrorist group’

    Chinese police have killed 28 members of a "terrorist group" in the mainly Muslim East Turkistan region, authorities announced Friday, in the bloodiest such operation in months and as Beijing denounces Western "double standards". ...

  • Exile Tibetans pay tribute to Paris attack victims

    Exile Tibetans paid tribute to the 129 victims of the Paris attacks last Friday through an event called "Sing for Tibet and Pray for France". ...

  • Nancy Pelosi makes surprise visit to Tibet

    Senior US lawmaker Nancy Pelosi led a congressional delegation on a rare visit to Tibet, China confirmed Thursday, more than six years after reportedly being forbidden from visiting the region. ...

  • Tashi Shitsetsang Arbitrary dance of Tibetan democracy

    All it takes is for us to achieve a more liberal and transparent democracy is that we make use of our rights, question arbitrariness, and challenge our EC and CTA. ...

  • TYC urges Modi to raise Tibetan issue with Chinese Vice-President Li

    Tibetan Youth Congress, the largest Tibetan organisation in exile, urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to confront Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao on the issue of Tibet during his visit to India. ...

  • Richard Gere helps accept Liberty Medal for the Dalai Lama

    People cheered the Dalai Lama in his absence as representatives of the human-rights advocate accepted the Liberty Medal on his behalf Monday. ...

  • Tibetan protesters arrested in London for waving flags at Chinese President

    Two British Tibetan women and a Tiananmen Square survivor have been arrested by the Metropolitan police for staging a protest during Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to London. ...

  • Lobsang Sangay leads in the preliminary round

    Incumbent Sikyong Lobsang Sangay leads with a huge margin in the preliminary round of choosing nominees for the post of Sikyong, with more than half of the results declared so far. ...

  • Uyghur leader says blood on Britain’s red carpet welcome for China’s Xi

    The red carpet Britain is laying out this week to welcome Chinese President Xi Jinping is stained with the blood of Uyghurs, Tibetans and dissidents, a top exiled Uyghur leader said on Monday. ...

  • Exile Tibetans gear up for poll on Sunday

    Tibetans in exile are getting ready to elect their new political leader (Sikyong), and a new Parliament of 45 members, when they go to the polls on Sunday. ...