- Canadian beauty queen speaks out over persecution in China Updated: Jul-23-15 5:14 pm
WASHINGTON - The cause of human rights in China is attracting glamor to Capitol Hill. Last week, Richard Gere. This week, a contender for Miss World.
- Death of Tibetan monk draws ire of US lawmakers Updated: Jul-14-15 6:42 pm
WASHINGTON - U.S. lawmakers held a moment of silence Tuesday and expressed anger and sadness over the death in prison of a prominent Tibetan monk, and lamented that U.S. criticism of China's conduct is failing to stop repression of the minority group.
- Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoche dies in Chinese prison Updated: Jul-13-15 10:16 pm
BEIJING - Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoche has died in prison 13 years into serving a sentence for what human rights groups say were false charges that he was involved in a bombing in a public park. He was 65.
- South Africa's Tutu renews vows after 60 years in wedlock Updated: Jul-06-15 10:10 am
JOHANNESBURG - Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, affectionately known to many South Africans as "Arch," kissed his bride of 60 years, Leah.
- Dalai Lama joins Patti Smith on Glastonbury festival stage Updated: Jun-28-15 12:50 pm
LONDON - One of the most talked-about appearances at Britain's Glastonbury music festival wasn't a singer or rocker - it was the Dalai Lama.