Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Tibetan Parliament criticises Chinese “White Paper”

    Member Karma Choephel said that the Chinese "White paper" is a "White lie", trying to fool the Chinese people and the world. ...

  • Sikyong Sangay lambastes China for repressive policies in Tibet

    Political leader of Tibetans-in-exile Lobsang Sangay lambasted China for imposing repressive policies in Tibet, as hundreds of Tibetans and top Indian political leaders listened on Tibetan Democracy Day. ...

  • Tibetan woman dies after fiery protest against China

    A Tibetan woman has died on Thursday after setting herself on fire in protest against China's repressive policies in Tibet, according to a Tibetan rights group in India. ...

  • Bomb attack in central Bangkok kills 19

    A bomb exploded Monday outside a religious shrine in a bustling hub of the Thai capital, killing at least 19 people and injuring more than 120 others in an attack authorities said targeted foreigners. ...

  • US alarmed over human rights in China

    A US official has signalled increasing alarm in the country over deterioration of human rights in China, saying the topic will be central in an upcoming visit by the Chinese president to Washington. ...

  • India orders hundreds of porn sites blocked

    "Don't ban porn. Ban men ogling, leering, brushing past, groping, molesting, abusing, humiliating, and raping women. Ban non-consent. Not sex." ...

  • Beijing wins election to host 2022 Winter Olympics

    Beijing on Friday won an IOC vote for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games by just 44 votes to 40, securing its place in sporting history. ...

  • Runggye Adak released after completing eight years

    Runggye Adak was released from prison and brought home by officials at around 1 am local time on 31 July, in Lithang County. ...

  • India hangs 1993 Mumbai bomb blasts plotter Yakub Memon

    India executed Yakub Memon for conspiring in the nation's deadliest attack, a series of blasts that killed hundreds in Mumbai more than two decades ago. ...

  • Tibetan athletes, sports fans wish Beijing success in Olympic bidding

    "If Beijing wins the bid for 2022, all eyes will be on China again." ...