Nomads at the Frontline: Video Reveals Ladakhis Clashing with PLA on Disputed Border

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 1 Feb: A video widely circulating on social media shows Ladakhi nomads in a confrontation with several Chinese armies equipped with armoured vehicles. According to media reports, the incident occurred on January 2 in the Kakjung area of the Nyoma constituency, adjacent to the Chushul Valley in Ladakh close to China-occupied Tibet near the long-contested border between India and China— known as the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

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Tibet Campaigners on China’s UPR 2024

DHARAMSALA, 1 Feb: At the third meeting of the 45th Session of the UN’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), 20 countries, such as Australia, Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Ireland, Japan, Lithuania, Montenegro, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK, and the US, expressed concern about China’s human rights violations in Tibet. They put forward 20 recommendations for China to improve its actions, such as allowing unfettered access to Tibet, releasing arbitrarily detained Tibetans, respecting the religious and cultural rights of Tibetans, and calling for the immediate abolition of colonel boarding schools in Tibet. 

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Tibetan Rights Groups Gear Up For Greater Scrutiny Ahead of China’s 4th UPR at UN

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA 18 Jan: Tibetan rights groups anticipate that UN member states will engage in greater scrutiny of China’s human rights violations and adopt strong language on Tibet during the 45th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group, scheduled to be held in Geneva from 22 January to 2 February 2024.

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Thermo Fisher Halts DNA Kit Sales in Tibet, Rights Groups Celebrate Campaign Victory

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 4 Jan: Thermo Fisher Scientific, the US-based biotechnology company, announced discontinuing its sales of DNA collection kits to Chinese authorities in Tibet following rigorous campaigns from rights groups and pressure from the US Congress, as reported by axios.com Wednesday.

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China-Pakistan Nexus: Concerns Over Alleged Support to Terrorist Groups Against India

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 27 Dec: The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is reportedly resurrecting its collaboration with Pakistan to support terrorist groups, exert pressure on New Delhi and redirect India-deployed army troops from the Ladakh border to the Kashmir region, as per an Intelligence Agency report cited by India Today on Tuesday.

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European Union Resolution Calls For Abolition Of CCP’s Colonial Boarding School System In Tibet

By Tsering Choephel

DHARAMSALA, 20 Dec: The European Parliament’s resolution condemning “the repressive assimilation policies throughout China, especially the boarding school system in Tibet,” calling for immediate “abolishment of the system” received a landslide majority votes, according to various reports.

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