Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Joshua Keating Does the West still want to free Tibet?

    Pro-Tibet activists are still there, but many may prefer to attach themselves to global movements that don't risk alienating a billion potential customers. ...

  • I support Tibetan effort for independence and freedom: Harry Wu

    Harry Wu says that the Tibetan movement is still alive and strong and he supports their effort for independence and freedom. ...

  • Lhamo Tso brings fight for husband’s freedom to Auburn

    Lhamo Tso has not seen, or even spoken to, her husband in five years. She has spent years campaigning for the release of Dhondup Wangchen. ...

  • Vijay Kranti Tibetan self immolations: Why isn’t the world listening?

    Jamphel Yeshi has left the world the question: Have we arrived at a stage where thousands of struggling communities might lose faith in the tools of democracy and non-violence to resolve conflict? ...

  • Timeline: Self-immolations in Tibet since 2009

    Twenty-six Tibetans in Tibet have set themselves on fire since 2009; ten since 6 January 2012, protesting against the Chinese rule in Tibet. ...

  • Eastern Tibet under lockdown after protests

    A Tibetan-inhabited region of China appeared to be under lockdown on Thursday after it was rocked by deadly clashes, as exile groups gave grisly details of how the unrest unfolded. ...

  • Tibetans gather with picture of Dalai Lama in Serthar

    Dozens of Tibetans in south-eastern Tibet held up a portrait of the Dalai Lama in an act of defiance, days after other Tibetans set themselves on fire to protest Chinese rule. ...

  • Nearly 100 held in Inner Mongolia

    At least 90 students, herders and ordinary residents have been arrested in Inner Mongolia, a rights group said, amid serious ethnic unrest fuelled by resentment over Chinese rule. ...

  • China Gold International announces 2011 exploration plan in Tibet

    China Gold International Resources announces the 2011 exploration plan for its Jiama Copper-Gold poly-metallic project in Tibet. ...

  • Lhasa: The land of Shangri-la

    Jaideep Mukerji embarks on a journey to Lhasa, a place steeped in history, that has withstood the ravages of time and cultural vandalism ...