Daily Archives: July 24, 2016

UN Expresses Discontent with States Withdrawing Troops from South Sudan

The UN has expressed concern after Britain withdrew two police officers while Germany and Sweden withdrew seven and three police officers respectively, according to a UN memo. It also said the United States was reportedly planning to withdraw nine police and that Norway was planning to repatriate one police officer […]

China Demolishes Buildings at Tibetan Buddhist Academy Due to “Overcrowding”

The London-based Free Tibet group published several pictures on Twitter (https://twitter.com/freetibetorg/status/756261263374741504/photo/1)  and video footage (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqlAZOqE9J8) on YouTube, showing wooden buildings razed to the ground. According to Free Tibet, the activity follows an order last month by the Chinese authorities to cut the number of Larung Gar residents by half to […]