April 30, 2016 12:02 am
India comes across as trying to compete with China by being China. It’s not a winning strategy.
April 29, 2016 10:47 am
The cancellation of Dolkun Isa's visa under Chinese pressure has had the result of weakening India in the world's perception
April 29, 2016 6:33 am
The two activists were scheduled to attend an inter-faith conference this month in Dharamsala, the seat of Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama. Isa, too, had been invited to attend this event.
May 01, 2016 9:34 am
He said China takes Uighur leaders — such as Isa and the US-based Rebiya Kadeer — seriously and is trying to have them blacklisted internationally, but “we (India) have no reason” to see Isa as a terrorist.
April 26, 2016 8:08 am
"India has made a cogitative decision, and shows the common views of China and India in fighting terrorism and separatism, and the determination of further cooperation," said the expert.
April 26, 2016 1:22 am
China is particularly sensitive to Uyghur leaders like Dolkun and Rebiya Kadeer, being hosted by foreign countries, and has expressed its desire to arrest them
April 26, 2016 12:47 am
Pressure from China was the main reason why India cancelled the visa granted to him earlier, told Germany-based Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa.
April 26, 2016 9:14 am
Isa was supposed to visit Dharamsala, the seat of the Dalai Lama. Who are the Uighur people, and why is there tension between them and Beijing?
April 26, 2016 12:02 am
New Delhi’s missteps on the issue of visa to the Chinese dissident signal a lack of thought-through strategy.
April 25, 2016 8:01 pm
India’s official position is that Isa was never given a visa in the first place and therefore, the question of sending a signal to China never arose.
April 28, 2016 11:10 pm