Members of the Tibetan community in New York organised a protest against China at Jackson Heights, also known as Little India, to show their solidarity with SSF (Special Frontier Force) commando Nyima Tenzin. Nyima, a Tibetan-Indian hero of the elite covert paramilitary unit SFF was killed on the night of 29-30 August in eastern Ladakh in India. The 51-year old soldier died after he stepped on to a 1962 vintage anti-personnel mine near the southern bank of the Pangong lake. The Tibetan community across the world is angry about China's recent aggression in Ladakh and they accused Beijing for occupying Tibet for the past several decades. The Tibetan National Congress led by President Tseten Lhagyal also held solidarity prayers as a tribute to brave SFF commando Nyima Tenzin. The Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) belongs to the Tibetan refugee community that has settled in India due to Chinese atrocities.
Tibetan people held candle light vigil for slain Special Frontier Force (SFF) commando Nyima Tenzin on September 07. Tenzin lost his life along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on August 31 when he stepped on a landmine laid in 1962 at Gurung Hill in Chushul.
A traditional "sunning of the Buddha" ceremony marked the start of the festival Wednesday in the capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, with a huge Thangka painting bearing the image of the Buddha being displayed on hillsides near the Drepung Monastery.View on euronews
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The US intelligence community has not yet been able to tap into all sources of information on the origins of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. However, CNN reports intelligence officials say officials in Wuhan, China, kept the top brass in Beijing none the wiser for weeks. US intelligence reports say that when the Chinese Communist Party learned about the virus, it tried to keep most of that knowledge from the rest of the world.
Members of the Indian, Vietnamese and the Tibetan communities held a protest outside the Capitol Hill in Washington against China. The protesters were holding anti-China posters, urging people to boycott Chinese products. They shouted slogans against China's expansionist policies against their neighbours. Posters urging China to vacate Akshai Chin and Kashmir were also seen during the protest. Since the Galwan standoff between India and China, anti-China protests have broken out in several cities in the United States. 'China is aggressively trying to steal the land from India in Ladakh, Arunachal Pradesh. They are intimidating Bhutan. They have also claimed that the Tajikistan mountains belong to them. Vietnam, Malaysia, Japan, Russia are also victims of China's expansionist policies', said a protester Adapa Prasad. Members of Vietnamese community also lashed out against the Communist government of China and said that their fight is against the CCP and not the people of China. China's expansionist policy has been slammed by countries across the world. China also faced flak for the Galwan faceoff where 20 India jawans were killed. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Jimmy Lai, a media tycoon and critic of the Chinese Communist Party, was arrested on August 10 on charges of "collusion with a foreign country". Apple Daily, a fiercely pro-democracy newspaper that regularly takes on the Hong Kong government and the Chinese leadership. He is denounced by Chinese officials, pro-Beijing news outlets in Hong Kong, and China's state-run news media. According to Apple Daily, 72-year-old Lai was being investigated on charges of partnering with a foreign country. Besides Lai, his two sons have also been arrested on charges of violating company business code. The authorities are probing Lai's private investments as well. The draconian law is aimed at crushing dissent in the erstwhile British colony which saw massive pro-democracy protests last year. The legislation came into effect on July 1, 2020.
HuffPost reports Boston's Northeastern University has dismissed 11 freshman students for the fall semester. They were discovered all together in one hotel room and were thrown out for violating campus social distancing guidelines. Northeastern and its community of students, faculty, and staff take violations of health and safety protocols very seriously.
A woman who called off her wedding and married herself instead has come fullcircle – tying the knot with her original fiancé and vowing to celebrate theanniversaries of both her nuptials, which fall just days apart. Nicole Russo,39, was delighted when Paulo De Souza, 35, asked her to marry him in October2013, just over two-and-a-half years after they met when he worked as acleaner at her office. Plagued by insecurity, less than a year later, thewellness centre boss, of Boston, Massachusetts, US, broke off their engagementand on October 4, 2014, she married herself – reciting her vows into a mirrorand even buying herself a ring.
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Nearly 300,000 Americans could be dead from COVID-19 by Dec. 1, University of Washington health experts forecast on Thursday, although they said 70,000 lives could be saved if people were scrupulous about wearing masks. Colette Luke has the latest.
With more than 20 COVID-19 vaccines in clinical trials, the collaboration between Johnson & Johnson and Beth Israel Deaconess in Boston is getting $1 billion in U.S. funding. Lead researcher Dan Barouch charts the road ahead. (Produced by Dan Fastenberg)
Donald Trump has dismissed a report that he paid just 750 US dollars (£578) infederal income taxes the year he ran for president and in his first year inthe White House. Mr Trump, who has fiercely guarded his tax filings and is theonly president in modern times not to make them public, paid no federal incometaxes in 10 of the past 15 years. He campaigned for office as a billionairereal estate mogul and successful businessman. Speaking at a news conference atthe White House, President Trump dismissed the report as “fake news” and saidhe has paid taxes, though he gave no specifics.
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Donald Trump's nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant Supreme Court seathas praised the justice as someone who "not only broke glass ceilings, shesmashed them". Amy Coney Barrett, speaking at the White House after beingintroduced by Mr Trump, said she would "be mindful of who came before me"."Justice Ginsburg began her career at a time when women were not welcome inthe legal profession," Ms Coney Barrett said. "But she not only broke glassceilings, she smashed them. For that, she has won the admiration of womenacross the country and indeed all over the world."
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Tibetans protested against Communist Party of China in Dharamshala's suburb on July 23. The protestors carried placards and posters with a message written on it -'XI Fails Tibet' and 'Free Tibet Now'...
Five Tibetan cyclists concluded a 4-day cycle rally for Tibet in Geneva, which coincides with the 44th session of the UN Human Rights Council session. The rally was organized to raise awareness about..