Police removing Tibetan flags during Chinese president Xi Jinping’s visit to the country declared as unlawful by the Prague Municipal Court in Czech Republic on Tuesday. The courts ruling is against an incident where the Czech police ordered two men to remove the flags of Tibet and Taiwan from their windows near the hotel where the Chinese president was staying.Read more
Tibetans in exile lament the passing away of scholar and human rights champion Elliot Sperling who died at the age of 66. Sperling, who was considered as one of the world’s leading historians of Tibet and Tibetan-Chinese relations, made questions of sovereignty and boundaries the focal point of his career.Read more
A headscarf worn by muslims or more wide known as a Hijab is enforced strictly by law upon the women in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979. The so called ‘Morality Police’ makes sure that the women in the country follow this weird law and those who did not follow are deemed to be fined or worse imprisoned.Read more
According to a report in New York Times, President Obama is likely to veto the bill to change the address of the China Embassy in Washington from 3505 International Place NW to 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza in honour of the Nobel Peace laureate imprisoned in China.
The bill was introduced by Ted Cruz, the Texas senator and Republican presidential candidate, which had passed the Senate on Friday.