User: norgay Topic: Tibet
Category: Human Rights
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China police take away lawyer who wrote letter urging reform 19.1.2018 General News
Early this morning, Yu Wensheng, a Chinese human rights lawyer, was waiting in his car to take his 13 year-old son to school when more than a dozen police officers came and took him into custody. His wife, Xu Yan, told The Associated Press that their son ran back home after seeing a van, a SWAT car and two police cruisers, and burst into their apartment saying, "Mom, the police took Dad away!" "I don't know anything. We don't know the charges, or who took him, or which department has him right now, as the police haven't given us any information," Xu said. Yu gained widespread attention after being detained for three months in 2014, during which he says he was tortured and questioned. He was detained again in 2015 but released after a day when his case received wide publicity. Yu's seizure today took place a day after he posted a letter online calling on the ruling Communist Party to reform the Chinese Constitution and allow open presidential elections. "The president, ...
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Tibetan language rights advocate to go on trial for “inciting separatism” 30.12.2017 Phayul.com
The 32-year-old education rights activist was arrested on January 27, 2016 and charged with “inciting separatism” on March 24, 2016, following a New York Times reportage about him pursuing
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Ailing political prisoner interrogated for allegedly sharing information outside Tibet 28.12.2017 Phayul.com
The Chinese authorities have put a bedridden former Tibetan political prisoner under house arrest after interrogating him for hours for allegedly sending information outside Tibet, reports
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Dhondup Wangchen escapes from Tibet, reunited with family in US 27.12.2017 Phayul.com
Tibetan activist jailed for his documentary film ‘Leaving Fear Behind’, Dhondup Wangchen has escaped Tibet and has reunited with his exiled family on the Christmas day (Dec. 25) in San Fr
Bedridden former Tibetan political prisoner’s daughter denied school admission 18.12.2017 Phayul.com
Rights group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) reported that Shonu Palden, 40, was released on 24 July 2013 before the completion of his prison term, to avoid death-in-detention and has
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How China got a U.S. senator to do its political bidding 18.12.2017 Washington Post
How China got a U.S. senator to do its political bidding
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Lithuanian parliamentarians set up a solidarity group for Tibet 12.12.2017 Phayul.com
A representative of the group, MP Andrius Navickas have reportedly said that the group aspires to not let the issue of Tibet wane away from the global conscience and political front
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Tibetan Youth Congress condemn Chinese Foreign Minister's visit to India 11.12.2017 Phayul.com
Tibetan Youth Congress has said that they “strongly condemn” the visit of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi who is currently in India on an official schedule. The largest non-governmental organi
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Tibetans hold mass solidarity rally on on Worlds Human rights day in New York 11.12.2017 Phayul.com
Tibetans in United States of America on Sunday held a mass solidarity rally in front of the United Nations headquarters in New York City on the worlds Human rights day. A few thou
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Senior Himachal BJP leader seeks Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama 10.12.2017 Phayul.com
On the occasion of 28th Anniversary of the conferment of Nobel Peace Prize on Holiness the Dalai Lama at Tsuglagkhang, Member of Parliament Ram Swaroop Kumar called on the central government to confer Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian honor, on the Dala
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Canadian PM Trudeau raises human rights issue in China 6.12.2017 Phayul.com
The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau who is on visit to China said that he raised issues related to human rights, objection to death penalty as well as fate of imprisoned Canadians in C
Richard Gere to testify before Congress on US policy towards Tibet 6.12.2017 Phayul.com
American actor and long time supporter of Tibet, Richard Gere will be testifying before the United States Congress on the subject of ‘US Policy Towards Tibet: Access, Religious Freedom, and Human Rights’ today
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TYC to embark on ‘Bharat Jagran Yatra’ 30.11.2017 Phayul.com
Coinciding with the World Human Rights Day on December 10, the largest Tibetan organization the Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) will begin a nationwide grassroots level campaign, ‘Bhara
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Solving Tibet’s issue will give China credibility: President Sangay 28.11.2017 Phayul.com
The Tibetan President (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay in an interview with CBC, Canada’s public broadcaster, said that solving the issue of Tibet would give China a lot of credibi
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Canadian lawmakers launch inquiry on state of Tibetan political prisoners prior to Trudeau’s China trip 27.11.2017 Phayul.com
Ahead of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's China visit from December 3-7, a group of Canadian lawmakers led by Senator Dennis Glen Patterson has launched an inquiry into the state of political prisoners in Tibet to ‘shine a light’ on the repression and suppression of basic
Chinese lawyer sentenced to two years' prison for "subversion of state power" 24.11.2017 Phayul.com
Prolific Chinese human rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong was sentenced to two years in prison for "inciting subversion of state power" on Tuesday. The Intermediate People's Court in the ce
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China issues localized Internet censorship rules in Tibet 18.11.2017 Phayul.com
The Chinese government, in order to curb flow of information from inside Tibet, has implemented a ‘vague’ and ‘localized version’ of Internet censorship rules in Tibet, says the
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Have asked China to allow UN body to meet detained Panchen : Canadian Minister 17.11.2017 Phayul.com
Canadian Minister for Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland has said that her government has approached Beijing in letting the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right
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PEN Tibetan Center honors imprisoned Tibetan writers 15.11.2017 Phayul.com
Tibetan Writers Abroad PEN Tibetan today held an event to observe the 36th edition of the Day of the Imprisoned Writer here at Norbu Hotel today. Speaking on the occasion, Deputy D
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Tibetan President in Scandinavia urges support for MWA 15.11.2017 Phayul.com
The President of the exile Tibetan government known officially as the Central Tibetan Administration, Dr. Lobsang Sangay who is currently on a official visit to Scandinavian nations has calle
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