China’s appointment in UNHRC panel sparks concern

Jiang Duan, Minister at China's mission to the UNHRC in Geneva (UN Watch)

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, APR 8: China’s appointment in the Consultative group of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), an organ of the UN General Assembly, drew scores of criticism amid claims of silencing doctors and media during the ongoing outbreak worldwide. Jiang Duan, a Chinese mission official in Geneva was nominated and elected […]

Tibetan monasteries donate to relief funds during Covid-19 lockdown in India

Tashi Lhunpo Abbot seen disttributing ration to locals in Bylakuppe, karnataka. Photo- Tashi Lhunpo Monastery.

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, APR. 8: Tibetan monasteries in India are leading the efforts to donate funds to various relief organizations during the ongoing all-India 21-day Covid-19 lockdown that has put many including health care workers and less-privileged members of the community in difficult positions. Prominent Tibetan monastery based in South India Tashi Lhunpo earlier […]