Language, Culture and Education

Oct 21, 2019

Tibet: China Destroys One of the Largest Buddhist Sites in the World

Recent satellite imagery has revealed that China has partially destroyed Yarchen Gar – one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist sites. The demolition followed the deployment of nearly eight hundred Chinese troops in the area and the forceful evictions of over 3500 residents including seventy nuns who were forced to undergo “patriotic re-education”. These actions reflect the...

Oct 21, 2019

Tibet: China Destroys One of the Largest Buddhist...

Recent satellite imagery has revealed that China has partially destroyed Yarchen Gar – one of the world’s largest Tibetan Buddhist sites. The demolition followed the deployment of nearly eight...

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Oct 08, 2019

Ilham Tohti Shortlisted for the European Union's...

Uyghur intellectual Ilham Tohti, who has been serving a life sentence in Chinese prison since 2014, has been shortlisted for the prestigous Sakharov prize for freedom of thought. Presented by the European...

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Oct 04, 2019

Chittagong Hill Tracts: Indigenous Buddhists Become...

In recent years, Bangladesh has witnessed an alarming increase in religious discrimination against the Buddhist community. In Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT), one of the country’s poorest regions, indigenous...

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Oct 02, 2019

Protests Mark 70th Anniversary of PRC

On the 1st of October, which marked the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) together with the World...

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Oct 02, 2019

Sindh: Children Urgently Need Education Plan

On 5 August 2019, Sindh’s minister for education and literacy was substituted soon after he presented a school education plan for the enrollment of 4.2 million out-of-school children, as a result...

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Sep 10, 2019

East Turkestan: Chinese Government Hacks Telecommunication...

According to recent news reports, the Chinese government has deployed hackers to track the location of persons belonging to the ethnic Uyghur population travelling overseas to Malaysia, India, Kazakhstan,...

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