Tag Archives: Protest

  • Nine members of Jonang begin hunger strike

    Nine followers of the Jonang tradition have started a hunger strike in protest against the rejection by the Tibetan Parliament-in-exile to recognise Jonang as a separate sect. ...

  • Runggye Adak released after completing eight years

    Runggye Adak was released from prison and brought home by officials at around 1 am local time on 31 July, in Lithang County. ...

  • Hong Kong democracy groups rally as key vote looms

    Pro-democracy campaigners took to the streets of Hong Kong Sunday, but in far smaller numbers than expected, before a vote on a political reform package that has divided the city and sparked mass protests. ...

  • China condemns Tibet protesters, says won’t shake bid resolve

    China on Thursday condemned pro-Tibet demonstrators who burst into a news event with the Olympic committee bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing, saying they would not shake China's resolve to host the Games. ...

  • Pro-Tibet activists try to disrupt Chinese Olympic bid pitch

    Pro-Tibet protesters tried to disrupt a presentation in Lausanne Wednesday for Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

  • Thousands rally in Hong Kong for Tiananmen vigil

    A park in central Hong Kong turned into a sea of candles Thursday as tens of thousands gathered to mark the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown. ...

  • No end to Hong Kong political battle as last-ditch meeting fails

    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers said on Sunday they would "definitely" veto the government's planned political reforms after a last-ditch meeting with Chinese officials failed to reach any agreement. ...

  • China jails outspoken journalist for seven years

    Gao Yu — named one of International Press Institute's "world press heroes" in 2000 — "illegally provided state secrets to foreigners", said Beijing's No. 3 Intermediate People's Court. ...

  • Followers of Jonang school of Tibetan Buddhism seek recognition

    The demonstrators demanded that Jonang be represented in the exile Parliament from the 16th Parliament, due to be elected in March 2016. ...

  • Tibetans protest outside Chinese embassy in Delhi

    To mark "Tibetan National Uprising Day", student protesters carried out demonstrations in front of the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. ...