The University of Massachusetts Boston has been urged in a letter from students, professors and alumni, along with outside advocates to shut down the China’s Confucius Institute that operates on its campus. The center is openly known to be overseen by the Chinese government and it is accused of promoting censorship abroad and undermining human rights.Read more
A first generation Tibetan American student at a University in Massachusetts was not allowed to carry flag of Tibet by the university authorities. Kalsang Nangpa, a final year student of public health at UMass University was disallowed to carry the Tibetan flag at her graduating ceremony.
Miss Kalsang was born to Tibetan refugee parents in India and moved to USA for a brighter future.