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World Refugee Day: What Can We Do?

Today is World Refugee Day, a time for me to reflect on how I, along with thousands of others once lived miserable lives in...

Question of defeating Miserable Life

REMEMBERING HASTA BHATTARAI Existentialism says humans are free and responsible for their own actions in a world without meaning. But it has been a great...

Momos as cultural ambassador: Subedi’s food truck about to roll

Not very long ago, the average meal in Charlotte, North Carolina was likely to center around fare traditional to the southern region of the...

This is why I am voting

These days, Bhutan calls itself a democratic country. The prime minister of Bhutan recently wrote a letter to a U.S. Senator claiming that we never belonged to that land, and that we should not be called ‘Bhutanese’.

Some mites under the sheet of resettlement

Rom Bista, Nashville, TN Gradually and steadily, a notable headway in the lives of Bhutanese in America, after resettlement, has been witnessed without much brainstorm....

BNS to launch periodic video segment ‘Bhutanka Kura’ from July 1

The Bhutan News Service (BNS), the country's first news agency under operation from exile since 2006, said it will begin periodic video segment 'Bhutanka...

6-yr-old Yagandra Kami becomes 75,000th refugee to resettle

Six-year-old Yagandra Kami flew to Pennsylvania in the United States on Wednesday, becoming the 75,000th refugee from Bhutan to be resettled from Nepal under...

Locals shut down Goldhap refugee camp; bar entry of vehicles, officials

Locals of Ganamani VDC of Jhapa district have shut-down the Goldhap refugee camp by restricted entry of vehicles belonging to the United Nations, International...

Beldangi remains tensed as locals beat refugees; CMC restricts them from going outside camps

Three camps of Beldangi remain tensed on Thursday as the Camp Management Committee (CMC) decided to restrict refugees from going outside the camps demanding...

The tale of political discrimation

BY DHRUVA MISHRA: Political discrimination and ethnic victimization by the Bhutanese feudal system is not new. In fact, the rulers so cleverly formulate the laws and statutes that criticism of government policies is automatically prohibited. The rise of people’s voice has always given them fear and insecurity and put their ambitions at stake. From the arrest of Tek Nath Rizal in 1988, to the recent arrest and imprisonment of Prem Singh Gurung, a Christian activist; incidences of arrests and inhuman treatment to the minorities in Bhutan, on the basis of political or religious beliefs, has remained routine. Gurung was arrested for screening movies on Christianity and has been sentenced to three years’ in prison by a District Court; on charges of attempting to promote a civil unrest [...]
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