Tag Archives: Human Rights

  • Nepal assures continued support for Tibetans in the country

    Nepal has given assurance to US officials that it would continue to protect the rights of the Tibetans refugees living in Nepal, according to the US Secretary of State. ...

  • Dalai fears losing influence in Tibet: experts

    The reincarnation of living Buddhas, including the Dalai Lama, should abide by the laws and regulations of the state, as well as religious rituals and historical conventions. ...

  • ‘No love for Dalai Lama in Tibet’ says Chinese official

    China's Communist Party chief in Tibet insisted Wednesday that the Tibetan people feel more affection toward the government than to the region's traditional Buddhist leader, the Dalai Lama. ...

  • China closes Tibet to foreigners ahead of Tibetan uprising anniversary

    China is barring foreign travellers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries questioning the legitimacy of Beijing's rule. ...

  • Ugyen Gyalpo We will never change our native spiritual ways

    They can starve us, brainwash and bleach us Red But the iron spirit of Milarepa that lives within us, The fortitude and courage of Songsten Gampo that breathes within us, Will never yield. ...

  • China rejects Turkey criticism on Uyghurs, denies poet died

    China hit back at Turkish criticism over its treatment of Uyghurs and denied Ankara's claim that a renowned poet from the Muslim minority had died in custody, calling it an "absurd lie". ...

  • Turkey calls on China to close internment camps for Muslims

    Turkey called on China to close its internment camps for Muslims, saying the camps which reportedly hold a million ethnic Uyghur people are a “great shame for humanity”. ...

  • Activists protest against Google’s ‘Project Dragonfly’ Chinese search engine

    Protesters gathered outside the offices of Google in London on Friday to demonstrate against its controversial Project Dragonfly, a censored search engine for China. ...

  • Tibet sees sharp decline in illegal entry, exit

    China's southwest Tibet Autonomous Region has registered a steep 79 per cent decline in illegal entry and exit of Tibetans in the second half of last year due to a crackdown. ...

  • Saudi teen who fled family leaves Thailand for asylum in Canada

    An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family saying she feared for her life has been granted asylum in Canada, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said on Friday, as Thai officials confirmed. ...