Long vacant position of US Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues filled

Newly appointed Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues Robert A. Destro (The Hindu)

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 14: US Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Robert A. Destro will also serve as the new U.S. Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues, the US Secretary Mike Pompeo revealed Wednesday. An official press release said that the newly appointed official will lead U.S. efforts to promote […]

China’s re-election to the UNHRC marred by reduced support

China elected to the UNHRC with 139 votes on Tuesday (Photo- AP)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Oct. 15: China’s re-election to the United National Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday during the 75th General Assembly Session at the UN headquarters in New York is marred by reduced support from member states. Despite a rigorous campaign from activist groups to vote out China from the Human Rights Council, China […]