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Category: Human Rights
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12 Tibetans sentenced in Sog for “attempting to spread the evil influence of religion” 15.1.2020
12 Tibetans have reportedly been sentenced to prison terms ranging from a year to almost two years, earlier this month by a Chinese court in in Sog County in the Kham region, on charges of r
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CECC urges action on Tibet, US House may pass the bill next week 10.1.2020
Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) urges action on Tibet as the US House representatives hope that Tibetan Policy and Support Act (TSPA) may pass in the Senate next week, reports International Campaign for Tibet (ICT). During the release of the annual r
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Tibetan students barred from Religious activities during school break in Lhasa 9.1.2020
Tibetan students in Lhasa have been barred from taking part in religious activities during their school break, with the parents being ordered to stop their children from any involveme
Modi Govt has granted citizenship to nearly 600 Muslims : Hardeep Puri 27.12.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Amid raging debate over the new Citizenship Act, BJP leader and Union Minster Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said contrary to the allegation the newly enacted law “affirms India’s position as an upholder of humanitarian values”. He also said that in last five years, the Narendra Modi government has granted citizenship to nearly […]
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Tibetan MPP calls for freedom of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hong Kongers in Ontario Legislative Assembly 12.12.2019
The Tibetan Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP), Bhutila Karpoche, called for the freedom of Tibetans, Uyghurs and Hong Kongers in the Canadian Legislative Assembly of Ontario on Dec 10. Karpoche made a strong address to the speaker of house on the
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China jailed most journalists in 2019: CPJ report 12.12.2019
China is the worst jailer in 2019 according to the annual report released on Wednesday by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, non-profit organiz
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Tibetan exiles celebrate 30 years since Nobel Prize for Dalai Lama 11.12.2019
The 30th anniversary of the conferment of the Nobel Peace Prize on His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama was celebrated at Tsuglagkhang this morning. Gyal P Wangyal (Chie
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Tibetan nuns forced to declare loyalty to CCP 9.12.2019
Tibetan nuns have been forced to declare their loyalty to Beijing and the ruling Chinese Communist Party (CCP) through ‘political training’ at Shugsep nunnery near Lhasa, according
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Trial for Tibetan anti-corruption activist to begin 13 months after detention 4.12.2019
The trial for a Tibetan anti-corruption activist will begin on Thursday, over 13 months since he was detained. Anya Sengdra, 47, was detained on 4 September 2018 from the high
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Tibetan dancers of Philadelphia perform at NBA match 2.12.2019
The artists of the Tibetan Association of Philadelphia performed a traditional Tibetan dance from Kongpo region last Saturday at a National Basketball Association (NBA) match between Philad
TCHRD launches campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) as part of UN programme 25.11.2019
The Tibetan Center for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) launched a campaign against Gender Based Violence (GBV) as part of UN’s annual campaign of ‘16 days of
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US Congressmen urge Nepal to protect human rights of Tibetans in Nepal 21.11.2019
US Congressmen, led by James P. McGovern and Christopher H. Smith, Co-Chairs of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, have urged the Nepal government to protect the human rights of Tibetans under Nepalese jurisdiction. In a letter addressed
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Call for independence leads to arrest of four Tibetan monks in Sershul 20.11.2019
Four Tibetan monks were arrested by Chinese authorities earlier this month for scattering leaflets calling for independence in the courtyard of a Chinese government office in Sers
Tibetan Monk detained for "political" post on WeChat in Ngaba 12.11.2019
Sonam Palden, 22, a monk from Kirti monastery from Ngaba County in the Tibetan Province of Amdo, was detained for his critical comment about the use of Tibetan language. In a p
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Tibetan man detained on the eve of Uprising day for WeChat post 12.11.2019
Pema Samdup, 26, born in the Khugyu village in Sertsa Township in Tengchen county, was arbitrarily detained on the eve of the Tibetan political anniversary of the annual Uprising day which fal
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Tibetan man sentenced for sharing teachings of Dalai Lama through Wechat 11.11.2019
A Tibetan man in occupied Tibet’s Shigatse city has reportedly been sentenced for sharing materials on the Chinese micro messaging app Wechat, that include teachings of the exiled T
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Taipei Mayor calls self immolation of Tibetans “not a good way of committing suicide”, sparks uproar 25.10.2019
The mayor of Taipei city, the capital of Taiwan known for his controversial statements have attracted fresh uproar with his comments on the self immolation of Tibetans in occ
Coalition of activists urge Apple to stop colluding with China’s censorship 18.10.2019
Activists representing different frontline communities such as Tibet, East Turkistan, China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, and global corporate watchdog SumOfUs on Thursday protested
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Lebron James on the firing line as Twitterati accuse him of undermining human rights for China's money 16.10.2019
Days after a tweet from NBA team Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey supporting anti-government protestors in Hong Kong brought about a feud between China and the NBA, well known LA Laker
Respite for Tibetans in Nepal as extradition treaty with China shelved 14.10.2019
The extradition treaty between China and Nepal which was one of the closely watched agendas during the two-day visit by the Chinese President Xi Jinping to the country has been shelved,
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