Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Act meaningfully against China policies: Tibet to US

    A member of Tibetan Parliament-in-exile has asked the US to take meaningful action against the oppressive Chinese policies in Tibet. ...

  • Does China’s next leader have a soft spot for Tibet?

    Tibet's exiled spiritual leader the Dalai Lama once had a special relationship with the father of Xi Jinping, the man in line to become China's next president. ...

  • Timeline: 51 self-immolations in Tibet since 2009

    Fifty-one Tibetans in Tibet have set themselves on fire since 2009; thirty since 6 January 2012, protesting against the Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • China detains more monks in Amdo Ngaba

    In further tightening and crackdown in Ngaba, which has become a centre of Tibetan protests against Chinese rule, authorities continue to detain monks without charges. ...

  • Lobsang Wangyal The crime of Julian Assange: Speaking the truth

    If something happens to Assange's life, the US and UK governments will be accountable. And I will be among those seeking answers. ...

  • South Africa: Press Statement By Kalon Dicki Chhoyang

    Kalon Dicki Chhoyang has met with different groups for briefings on the current human rights situation in Tibet and the cycle of self-immolation which now numbers 49. ...

  • Burma ends censorship

    The Burmese government announced on Monday the lifting — after 50 years — of direct censorship of print media. ...

  • Trapwire surveillance system exposed in document leak

    Papers released by WikiLeaks show US department of homeland security paid $832,000 to deploy the Trapwire system in two cities. ...

  • Technology boosting China people power

    The internet, despite Beijing's best efforts at censorship, has empowered and connected China’s people in a way that couldn't have been envisioned even a few years ago. ...

  • Dalai Lama’s way out requires compassion

    Describing self-immolation as "very, very delicate political issue," the 14th Dalai Lama has said he will "remain neutral" on the topic in order to avoid offending the relatives of the self-immolators. ...