Activists, such as Jenni Williams of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) can be imprisoned in Zimbabwe for peaceful demonstrations (Photo Credit: Amnesty International).
By Simeon Mawanza, Amnesty International Zimbabwe Researcher
On Friday, April 18, 2014, Zimbabwe commemorates 34 years of independence. Continue →
Right now, a man named Albert Woodfox is sitting in a concrete and steel cage in a prison near the northernmost edge of the State of Louisiana. His cell is barely the size of a parking space, and he leaves Continue →
Hundreds of Tibetans and supporters today attended an official prayer service organized by the Tibetan government in exile here at Tsuglakhang, the main temple in Mcleod Ga
Commending the works of former officials of Tibetan government, he said, “We now have many young members serving the administration, and if we compare them with the CTA staff in our initial days, may be the present generatio
Chinese police in the Tibet Autonomous Region have arrested the abbot of Boyak monastery in Menda town in Chamdo. Khenpo Khedup was arrested on his way to attend a meeting of the Tibet Autonomous Region’s Bu
Turkey on March 27,2014 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter (Photo Credit: Ozan Kose/AFP/Getty Images).
In Turkey, 29 men and women are about to go on trial for Twitter messages they sent during the Gezi Continue →
The Tibetan Prime Minister (Sikyong) Dr. Lobsang Sangay today launched the official website of Tibet Policy Institute, and a book in Tibetan language titled ‘Current leaders in Tibet’ here at Gangchen Kyish
"The UK should stop making irresponsible comments and using human rights issues to interfere in China's internal affairs, to create the conditions for the human rights dialog
A Tibetan man today set himself on fire to protest against China’s occupation of Tibet, said Tawu Lobsang Jinpa, a Tibetan living in exile with close
The Kashag has announced that Mr. Sonam Norbu Dagpo, currently serving as the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, the Office of Tibet, Australia, will be the Secretary, International Relations, at the Department of Information
More than 50 school children from 25 different schools from the Himalayan regions gathered for a conference on ‘Student Leadership and Personal Development’, at the Songtsen Library, Dehradun, on
The Chinese Embassy in Bangkok has denied visa to a prominent Thai activist to visit his ancestral home in China, reportedly for his links with the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai
An Azerbaijani truck dumping pieces of destroyed Djulfa khachkars into the River Araxes (Photo Credit: Archbishop Nshan Topouzian).
Turkey’s YouTube blackout may not be as chilling as the leaked tape that prompted the ban of the video-sharing website. In the Continue →
The UN Human Rights Committee has urged Nepal to register Tibetans and allow those with valid refugee claim access to Nepali territory. The request comes as UN Human Rights Committee reviewed Nepal’s second repo
Women from the house of sharing at the ‘Wednesday Demo’ outside Japanese Embassy, Seoul (Photo Credit: Amnesty International).
By Alice Dahle, Amnesty USA’s Women’s Human Rights Coordination Group
Before and during World War II, as the Japanese Imperial Army occupied countries Continue →
The two Tibetans, Tseko and an unidentified man, were arrested for sharing pictures and political information on Tibet through their cellphones, said Tharpa. “The two had been taken to Sog County but it is not known where
Maryland has become a model for directing the cost savings from repeal to taking care of murder victims’ family members (Photo Credit: Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images).
By Andrea Hall, Mid Atlantic Regional Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator
Our victory Continue →
A Tibetan youth was arrested by Chinese authorities in Mani Ghego town in Dege County in traditional Tibetan province of Kham after a solitary protest on April 8, a videoclip of which is being circulated on the
Chinese authorities in Matoe County in Qinghai province have ordered a local Tibetan clinic to remove Tibetan Buddhist prayer wheels from its compound, the US funded Radio Free Asia repor