Himachal imposes 10-day “corona curfew” amid soaring cases

By Tenzin Dharpo DHARAMSHALA, May 5: The state of Himachal Pradesh will impose a 10-day “corona curfew” amid rising number of Covid-19 cases and fatalities beginning May 7, a government order from the Disaster Management Cell stated on Wednesday. The directives are issued following a meeting with highest level of the state functionaries including Chief […]

Tibetan political prisoner confirmed dead for opposing Chinese re-education campaign

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 5: Tibetan political prisoner Norsang, 36, has reportedly died in custody back in 2019 after his release from a political re-education detention in Nagchu prefecture. RFA Tibetan service citing an anonymous source confirmed his death in custody two years ago after being severely tortured by Chinese authorities. A father of […]

Opinion: My first encounter with ‘Modern Tibet’ – Part II

By Vijay Kranti (Part of the ‘My journey through the Tibetan mindscape’ series) It may sound funny if I say that my journeys through Chinese occupied Tibet have made me an admirer of Chinese communist masters of Tibet at least in one way. In their true Han style of delivering shocks of unexpected kind, Beijing […]

US says China operating “repressively at home and aggressively abroad”

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, May 4: The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has accused China of operating “more repressively at home and more aggressively abroad” a ‘60 Minutes’ CBS interview aired on Sunday. Secretary Blinken said that even though the US did not want to hold China down, it would not allow it to […]