Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Resolution introduced in US House for open, accessible Tibet

    A bipartisan group of US lawmakers have introduced a legislation in the House of Representatives seeking an open and accessible Tibet to objectively assess the human rights situation in the restive Himalayan region of China. ...

  • China warns of limits to Hong Kong freedom as protests loom

    China warned Hong Kong on Tuesday that there were limits to its freedom and it should adhere strictly to the law ahead of a planned pro-democracy protest. ...

  • China frees jailed Tibetan filmmaker Dhondup Wangchen

    A Tibetan filmmaker who won international recognition for a bold documentary on ordinary people's grievances against Chinese rule has been freed after serving a six-year sentence. ...

  • China holds public rally to punish 55 in East Turkistan

    In a stadium filled with 7,000 people, a Chinese court announced guilty verdicts for 55 people on charges of terrorism, separatism and murder as the government tries to display its determination to combat unrest in East Turkistan. ...

  • Tibet propaganda boss vows to “seal” internet to stop separatists

    Tibet's top propaganda official vowed to "seal and stifle" the internet in an effort to defang separatist groups in the Himalayan region, China's cabinet said on Wednesday. ...

  • Tibetan man born in India takes citizenship plea to the High Court

    Almost four years after the Delhi High Court passed a judgment supporting the right of a Tibetan-born in India to claim Indian citizenship by birth, as per the Indian Citizenship Act, the debate has once again resurfaced. ...

  • China warns again ahead of Dalai Lama’s Norway trip

    China warned again on Wednesday that it was resolutely opposed to a visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to Norway, saying if he really was a religious figure he should be "resting in a temple". ...

  • China opposes Britain’s slander towards issue about Tibet

    Reuters recently reported that "Britain listed China as 'a country of concern' in its human rights report last week, and also cited ethnic issues in Tibet and Xinjiang". ...

  • Tibetan youth dies after self-immolation protest in Tawu

    A Tibetan youth from Tawu in Eastern Tibet has died after setting himself on fire in protest against Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • India recognises transgenders as third gender

    India's highest court ruled Tuesday that a person can be legally recognised as gender-neutral, a landmark judgement that raises hopes of an end to discrimination against several million transgenders and eunuchs. ...