This year marks sixty years of Chinese occupation of Tibet. For Tibetan people, it means sixty years of national humiliation in the form of oppression, dispossession, displacement, discrimination and separation. It is this denial of the right to determine our national destiny and having to submit to a foreign power whose goal is to destroy our consciousness as a nation.Read more
What could happen if one talks about the importance of having dignity, integrity and independent thought in the New Era of president Xi Jinping? Zhao Siyun, a professor at Communication University of Zhejiang have it experienced after giving a speech to new students which drew the unwanted attraction of the Big Brother –Chinese Communist Party.Read more
In the past few days, I tried to think and analyze on an unusual and candid comment made by a Tibetan woman who is a soprano in Chinese army and a current member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC). Gowa Gyamo Kyi has long career in Chinese army as singer who normally performs at big national galas.Read more
The Indian Express being such a sought after and influential newspaper can go on without selling its pages to an expansionist colonial power whose aim is to whitewash its wrongdoings in Tibet. No money comes today without paying a price especially if it comes from China to cover on Tibet. The price The Indian Express is paying is not its pages but it’s principles as a Journalism of Courage; the courage to tell the truth and expose the false.Read more
Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) swept Taiwan in both 2016 presidential and parliamentary election with 56.12 percent of the votes. Eric Chu of ruling Kuomintang candidate conceded his party’s defeat and wished Ms. Tsai good luck.
President Tsai’s election indicates the growing feeling among people in Taiwan on their identity as Taiwanese rather than Chinese.
Lee is the fifth Hong Kong bookseller who went missing and the investigation he told he was assisting is related to four other booksellers who went missing so far. Lee is an employee of a publishing house, Mighty Current which publishes and sells books critical of the Communist Party of China.
A Hong Kong student activist said that bookstore where Lee works is popular destination for mainland tourists where they can get books banned in China.