TCHRD releases report on Chinese Transnational Repression of Tibetan diaspora

By Tsering Dhundup DHARAMSHALA, Feb 7: Research group Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy (TCHRD) unveiled its latest report, titled ‘Chinese Transnational Repression of Tibetan Diaspora Communities’, on February 6, at the Press Club of India in New Delhi. Transnational repression, as defined in the report, denotes the exertion of governmental influence across borders to […]

China sentences Tibetan singer to 3 years in a secret trial

By Tenzin Nyidon DHARAMSHALA, Feb. 7: A Tibetan singer named Palden, 30, hailing from Yotak village, Dedha Township, Pema County in eastern Tibet, has been arbitrarily detained and sentenced to three years in prison following a secret trial in November last year, according to research group Tibet Watch. Palden’s arrest stemmed from his online performance […]

Writer Yang Hengjun receives suspended death sentence in China

By Tsering Dhundup  DHARAMSHALA, Jan. 7: Australian writer and pro-democracy blogger Yang Hengjun has received a suspended death sentence in Beijing, China, on Monday according to multiple reports. Yang, an Australian citizen born in China, is known for his writings on Chinese and U.S. politics. He was arrested during a visit to China in January […]