Tag Archives: Protest

  • China rejects calls for dissident’s release

    China on Tuesday rejected as "unacceptable" US and EU calls to release prominent dissident Liu Xiaobo, who appears headed for trial on subversion charges after calling for political reform in China. Both the US and EU on Monday urged China to free Liu and end the harassment and detention of the dissidents. ...

  • “No Thank You President Obama: Tibet is NOT a part of China!

    Over 200 Tibetans and supporters gathered in front of the US Courthouse in Downtown Minneapolis on the eve of Thanksgiving to say, "No Thank You President Obama: Tibet is not a part of China". ...

  • Two Tibetans held for protesting Chinese FM’s visit

    Two Tibetans were detained by police when they tried to enter the venue of the trilateral meeting among foreign ministers of Russia, India and China. ...

  • Tibetan monk dies from torture in Chinese detention

    A Tibetan monk from Drepung Monastery died from torture in a Chinese detention centre in Lhasa in August. ...

  • China seen facing wave of unrest in 2009

    China faces surging protests and riots in 2009 as rising unemployment stokes discontent, a state-run magazine said in a blunt warning of the hazards to Communist Party control from a sharp economic downturn. ...

  • Richard Gere meets with Tibetans

    Richard Gere met Monday with six Tibetans on a hunger strike to demand a UN investigation of human rights violations in their country. ...