Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Obama throws support behind Dalai Lama, Tibet rights

    US President Barack Obama on Friday offered his "strong support" for the protection of Tibetans' human rights in China as he defied protests from Beijing to meet the Dalai Lama. ...

  • China says it will win West over to its view on Tibet, East Turkistan

    China has "time on its side" to win over Western opinion to its point of view on the restive regions of Tibet and East Turkistan a senior official wrote on Wednesday. ...

  • Eleven Tibetans remain under house arrest in Turkey

    Eleven Tibetans have been detained in Turkey for two and half years, without knowing what is waiting for them in their future. ...

  • Spain seeks arrest of former Chinese president over Tibet

    A Spanish judge on Monday sought the arrest of China's former president and premier over accusations of genocide in Tibet in an 8-year-old case that has drawn a rebuke from China. ...

  • Tibetan sets self on fire in Tsekhog in Amdo

    A Tibetan man, Phagmo Samdrup, set himself on fire in protest against the repressive Chinese policies in Tibet, in the first such protest this year. ...

  • China tells Spain to prevent Tibet-related lawsuits

    China's Foreign Ministry called on Spain on Friday to prevent the launch of further lawsuits that seek to probe alleged Chinese rights abuses in the "restive" region of Tibet. ...

  • China sentences activist to four years in jail

    Prominent Chinese legal activist Xu Zhiyong was sentenced to four years' jail on Sunday for his role in organising anti-corruption protests, furthering a crackdown on a rights movement he championed. ...

  • Biography of Takna Jigme Sangpo released

    The biography of Tibet's longest-incarcerated political prisoner, Takna Jigme Sangpo, was launched by Sikyong Lobsang Sangay on Friday. ...

  • More than 800 prisoners, increased crackdown in Tibet

    With increasing repressive policies in Tibet and close to 900 Tibetan political prisoners, the human rights situation in Tibet continues to worsen, reports TCHRD. ...

  • Tibet courts dealt “heavy blow” to separatists in 2013

    Tibetan courts dealt a "heavy blow" last year to anti-China separatist movement in the remote Himalayan region, handling 20 cases involving national security, but the fight remains "grave", a report said on Monday. ...