Former military leader Efrain Rios Montt’s conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity has been overturned, but there is reason to hope (Photo Credit: Johan Ordonez/AFP/Getty Images).
Not if Rios Montt and his powerful friends have their way.
Amnesty International joined Continue →
The democratically elected head of the Tibetan people, Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay, today hailed the US Senate committee’s approval of a provision of 5000 visas to Tibetans as “a great boost” and “timely moral support” to Tibetans.
A Senate committee of the United States on Monday approved a provision of granting 5,000 visas to Tibetan refugees to enter the US over a three-year period. The Senate Judiciary Committee added the Tibet provision with a voice vote while Continue →
Florida Governor Rick Scott (Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images).
Is Governor Rick Scott of Florida trying to speed up his state’s death penalty? He’s signing more death warrants (three executions are currently scheduled over the next month), and he’s considering Continue →
Three Tibetans were detained today by the Delhi Police for staging a protest against Chinese Premier Li Keqiang near the Taj Palace Hotel in the Indian capital where Li is presently staying.
Building on to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s maiden visit to India, security presence around Tibetan residential areas in New Delhi has been drastically increased and local authorities have rejected a request for public protest
In a hard-hitting article written by prominent journalist Edward Lucas, the author advocates for democratic governments in the West to unite in resisting “Chinese bullying” against those who meet Tibet’s exiled leaders. Lucas, who is International Editor of The Economist
The exile Tibetan administration has expressed its deep concern over the “so-called ‘face-lift project’” currently underway in Barkhor and the old town area of Tibet’s ancient capital city of Lhasa.