Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • 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. ...

  • India cancels visas for Chinese dissidents Lu Jinguha, Ray Wong

    India has withdrawn visas granted to two well-known Chinese dissidents, Lu Jinghua and Ray Wong, who were set to attend a China-focussed conference on democracy in Dharamshala. ...

  • Rights groups accuse Nepal PM of harassing watchdog

    Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and the International Commission of Jurists accused the government of failing to respect the independence of Nepal's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). ...

  • New Myanmar government frees political prisoners

    A Myanmar court on Friday freed dozens of jailed students, in the first wave of detainee releases after Aung San Suu Kyi pledged to make releasing political prisoners the first priority of her new government. ...

  • Worldwide executions highest since 1989: Amnesty

    The surge was largely fuelled by Iran, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia, and the total, 1,634, does not include China, which treats death penalty data as a "state secret". ...

  • Protests as China’s Xi arrives in Prague

    Protests greeted President Xi Jinping as he arrived in Prague on Monday on the first visit by a Chinese head of state to the Czech Republic. ...

  • Lobsang Sangay supporter bashes Penpa Tsering supporters in Orissa

    A supporter of Lobsang Sangay for the Sikyong 2016 election assaulted a group of supporters of rival Penpa Tsering for Sikyong in Orissa Tibetan settlement on 8 March. ...