UN chief receive backlash for accepting Beijing Olympics invitation

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Jan. 14: Over 250 right groups have called out UN Secretary-General António Guterres for accepting the official invitation for the opening ceremony of Beijing Winter Olympics next month. The appeal letter condemns Secretary-General’s decision as ‘highly inappropriate’ and said that it grossly undermined the UN’s commitment to human rights. The coalition […]

China detains dozen Tibetans over demolition of Buddha statue

By Choekyi Lhamo DHARAMSHALA, Jan. 14: Over dozen Tibetans have been detained by the Chinese authorities following the demolitions of Buddha statues last month in Tibet’s Drago County in Kham region. The crackdown reportedly continued as the news of a second Buddha statue surfaced last week. A Tibet.net report revealed that around a dozen residents have […]