Legal Awareness program at TCV Schools

Lack of legal education within the Tibetan Diaspora is one of the key impediments in empowering the Tibetans in exile. Tibetan Legal Association’s (to be referred as TLA henceforth) recent legal surveys in few Tibetan settlements and educational centers in India testified to the fact that the level of understanding of Tibetans, even on rudimentary… Read More »

HRW: Turkish authorities arrested and deported hundreds of refugees to Syria

Human Rights Watch Monday reported that Turkish authorities arbitrarily arrested, detained and deported hundreds of Syrian refugee men and boys to Syria between February and July 2022. The report found that hundreds of Syrian refugees are arrested in their homes, workplaces and on the street. They are then detained in poor conditions, subjected to ill-treatment and forced over the border to Syria. 

US Justice Department says China attempted to ‘undermine’ US judicial system, announces criminal charges against actors

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) Monday announced multiple criminal charges against citizens of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). In a press conference, US Attorney General Merrick Garland stated that regional justice departments in the Eastern District of New York and the District of New Jersey arrested two and charged 13 people allegedly acting on behalf… Read More »

Bombay court rejects bail application of activist under controversial Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

The Bombay High Court Monday rejected the bail application of activist Jyoti Jagtap, arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), in the Bhima Koregaon-Elgar Parishad case. The NIA argued that Milind Teltumbde, who died last year, discussed the Elgar Parishad event with three Kabir Kala Manch members, including Jagtap. NIA further contended that the acts “committed by the appellant… Read More »

Australia health minister orders Medicare review after allegations of over $5B misspent

Australia Minister for Health and Aged Care Mark Butler Tuesday announced an investigation into the nation’s Medicare system after a joint investigation by expert Margaret Faux, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation, the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age alleged that an estimated $8 billion AUD ($5.031 billion USD) is misspent each year.

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